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Unrelated Factoids / Thoughts – Part III

Posted by itheabsolute on March 20, 2005

1. Is the achievement of “individualism-democracy-capitalism” the end of history as proposed by Francis Fukayama?
2. How long will it take before The Times of India or The Economic Times start publishing gratuitous and seductive photographs without the excuse of budget or some news item?
3. Do Sex and Sharukh Khan only sell?
4. I woke up one morning and found myself famous – Lord Byron
5. Will denim ever go out of fashion?
6. Equality is a myth
7. Equity, however, is a desirable goal
8. Goals are dreams with target dates
9. Will Aishwarya marry Vivek Oberoi?
10. Wasn’t Salman better?
11. History is a perception of the past
12. The starting point of History are facts
13. The starting point of Mathematics, however, is an assumption
14. Will Modi go to the US if his Visa is approved?
15. I do not believe in belief – EM Forster
16. Continual uncertainty leads to mysticism
17. Uncertainty in the world emerges out of (our ignorance of) the intentions of others – Game Theory
18. Floccinaucinihilipilification (the act of estimating as worthless) –is officially the longest word in English
19. The word Set, not like, has the maximum definitions
20. Sting TV: Formerly called “India TV”
21. Time is not just relative to Space. It is relative to our context. If I am waiting, time expands. If I am busy, time shrinks

PS: I had reported in an earlier blog that ‘like’ has the maximum number of meanings. Error regretted. Thanks due to Bharani for pointing out

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