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All an illusion ?

What is reality ? Is anything 'real' ? Is all an illusion ? Many people are talking about it .... .. are THEY real, BTW ;-) Featuring Fred Allen Wolf, at TED, here is a Video to ponder ;feature= Fred Alan Wolf (born December 3, 1934) is an American theoretical physicist specializing in quantum physics and the relationship between physics and consciousness. He is a former physics professor at San Diego State University, and has helped to popularize science on the Discovery Channel. He is the author of a number of physics-themed books including Taking the Quantum Leap (1981), The…
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Fifty five onwards..

fifty five onwards - some thoughts to ponder Fifty five onwards - some thoughts to ponder Fifty five onwards things change. In fact they change every instant. But fifty five ( or fifty ...or any number one prefers !) is a milestone for many.   Got a post on it awhile ago, adding in with my   MONEY : Use and enjoy it. Problem,. however, is that you don't now how long will YOU last !!   Solution : Define a spend rate, then double it, and keep that much aside, spend half ( what you originally planned for ).…
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Ants

On being busy It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is what are we busy about ?- Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
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The Sky Gets Dark Slowly… handle old age gracefully

Prepare for and welcome old age gracefully ! Old age will come to all. Hence hereunder is a very nice read not only for people with or approaching old age but for all.  Getting old is a reality that we need to embrace and prepare for . Worth a careful read, certainly. ----------- *The Sky Gets Dark, Slowly* Mao Dun literary prize winner Zhou Daxin’s latest novel to be published, “The Sky Gets Dark, Slowly”, is a sensitive exploration of old age and the complex, hidden emotional worlds of the elderly in a rapidly ageing population. In it he writes,…
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Jindagi….

कुछ इस तरह से उस फ़कीर ने ज़िन्दगी की मिसाल दी...इक मिट्टी धूल ली .. और हवा में उछाल दी.... (somewhat like this, that Faqir told me what life (he) took a fistful of sand and threw it up in the ) Have some good Shers to share ? ..put them in the comments hereunder and I will get to them by the by !
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Life – lessons from the sea

The Sea is same for all but some find pearls, some find fishes and some just find their feet wet ! Life is common for all, but we can only get what we try Try to more fun then the known ! सागर सभी के लिए समान है लेकिन कुछ को मोती मिलते हैं, कुछ को मछलियाँ और कुछ सिर्फ़ अपने पैर गीले कर पाते हैं ! जीवन सभी के लिए आम है, लेकिन हम केवल वही प्राप्त कर सकते हैं जिसकी हम कोशिश करते हैं .. नये तजुर्बे ढूंडे - यही ज़िंदगी का मज़ा है ! ਸਮੁੰਡੇਰ ਸਾਰੇ ਲਈ…
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Bruce Lee playing Table Tennis..

Bruce Lee Playing Table Tennis  Really ? Got a video awhile ago. The  one and only Bruce Lee playing Table Tennis with his it is : And on the Youtube at : ( many similar floating ) That got me interested - maybe something to do with there was a time I was trying to twirl some nanuchucks myself  :-) I thought the video was pretty Ah well, turns out like many other stuff, it was   NOT "real" . Hate to disappoint all you Bruce Lee fans- including myself ! From : It’s not real. The video, which has…
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Regrets on a deathbed

Regrets on a deathbed Pretty sure he didn't have any ! Well, I think there is an opportunity in everything ......my friend Jobs said " Death is very likely the single best invention of Life." Wonder what he was thinking ? ! Coming back, Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog called Inspiration and Chai, which gathered so much attention that she put her observations into a book called 'The Top Five Regrets of…
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