Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius states in Meditations, “When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: The people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly." The above quote made my day. I find myself constantly struggling to understand why some people are so vicious and petty. Why did she say that? Why did he do it? Some of the inquisitiveness arises from my own interest in understand people's behaviour, but boy! can it be taxing!
I will break this post into 2 sections. One - Why I think they do it. Two - Why does it bother me.
Why I think they do it When someone is being a prick, it's usually because they want the attention. Attention seeking behv arises from insecurities of being not good enough or not being considered important enough or fearing loss of control or plainly, knowing that one sucks.
Such folks will constantly poke you. They are narcissists who can survive only if you acknowledge their existence. But if it's a co…
The flights were ok. The kiddo didn’t trouble much. God
A notable thing happened at the Singapore airport. We had
some time before the boarding started for onward journey to Oz. I kept seeing
those “Prayer Rooms” signboards and told Hubby I wanted to offer a prayer
before we proceeded. He said ok. So I went towards to the prayer room. There
was nobody there. It felt cut out from the rest of the airport…so I went back
and called him to be near about the room…which he agreed. I went back in and
started praying. As I proceeded through the prayer, I started getting so
nervous and shaky…I kept forgetting my chants. I kept getting them wrong and
starting from beginning and getting them wrong again…some guy was praying loudly
in the adjacent room and it was either a distraction or I just wanted to stop
praying and listen to him…either ways, the clock was ticking and the boarding
Those few mins in the prayer room, I wasn’t in my own senses…I
was been swayed by somethin…
he rural sector has one more reason to smile. After ITC's e-choupals, here comes Intel's "Community PC" platform.Intel has recently announced the Community PC as its offering to the rural Indian. Its part of the "Jagruti" initiative wherein Intel collaborates with businesses, governments and education institutes to provide their services through this platform. The PC is designed to face the rough and tough conditions of the rural sector. It is a expandable and runs on shared access. It has a rugged chassis, Customized Power Supply Unit (CPSU), lower power consumption and Access Control. The Chassis can withstand harsh temperatures (upto 45 degree Celsius), high humidity levels(70 to 85 RH). It has an in built fan to cool the motherboard. The CPSU is a combination of the Integrated Power Supply and UPS. This protects the computer from abrupt power cuts. What's more, it takes less than 100W to run!Rural India is a huge untap…