Recently, I was rummaging through Quora, a question and answer social media site, and I came across a rather ostentatiously simple looking question. A single cell performs many functions of life. Why do we need many cells? You could find the answers by various Quorans over here. At first, I thought, it's such an easy-peasy question,… Continue reading Multicellularity Vs Unicellularity: Evolution From Unicellular to a Multicellular World.
“Every man is proud of what he does well; and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work; and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. The latter performs a little imperfectly, looks at it in disgust, turns from… Continue reading How Tough it is to Get Selected for a Reputed Educational Institution?
Image source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ymul_jGx2ck LECTURE ON LEADERSHIP XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AT ST. XAVIER'S COLLEGE, BOMBAY (MUMBAI) Father D'souza, General D'souza, ladies and gentlemen, I am here under false pretences, I must be the only one here who has never been into a college. General D'souza has told you all about me. I am most appreciative… Continue reading Attributes of ‘LEADERSHIP’ by Field Marshal Sam Maneckshaw
If you want to destroy a nation, you would not need a million strong army, or nuclear, or hydrogen bombs in your arsenal: you just have to make it sure that the most prominent and premier institutions/establishments of that country get administered/governed by individuals who have character traits akin to that of 'Donkeys', 'Snakes' and… Continue reading What is the Easiest and Most Convenient Method to Destroy a Strong and Powerful Society or a Nation?
Values can be defined as broad preferences concerning appropriate courses of action or outcomes. As such, values reflect a person's sense of right and wrong or what "ought" to be. "Equal rights for all", "Excellence deserves admiration", and "People should be treated with respect and dignity" are representative of values. Values tend to influence attitudes… Continue reading Learn to Live by Values…
Practice after practice, he eagerly gave everything he had. But being half the size of the other boys, he got absolutely nowhere. At all the games, this hopeful athlete sat on the bench and hardly ever got to play. The determined young man decided to hang in there... who knows, perhaps he'd get to play… Continue reading Sterling Performance…………..
The passengers on the bus watched sympathetically as a attractive young woman, with a white cane, made her way carefully up the steps. She paid the driver and, using her hands to feel the location of the seats, walked down the aisle and found the seat he'd told her was empty. Then she settled in,… Continue reading The Gift of Love…