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How to stop fooling yourself

When I first wrote about self-deception, a little more than a year ago, I found the experience traumatising. It can be very troubling to realise that inside my own head I maybe tucking away truths that I am already aware … Continue reading

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A better writer and a better thinker

This week I started my internship at The Economist. I had been looking forward to this since the day I got the offer, and it was one my strongest motivations to submit my DPhil thesis. A number of reasons made it … Continue reading

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Failing again and again

There was some frustration in the undergraduate labs yesterday. A particular experiment has been failing to give the desired product more number of times than we’d like. When it happens a few times, we have no qualms in blaming students’ … Continue reading

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The Idiotic Sensationalism

Published at YouthkiAwaaz.com My congratulations to Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra on making a great movie. I also extend my sympathies to Chetan Bhagat and believe that the author should have been duly credited. But there’s a … Continue reading

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