- How To Succeed Through Motivational Fear & Hunger
- The Church (not the Bible) discriminates against gays, says pastor
- The Bad Management Stimulus
- Try to convey more in stage directions than is physically possible
- Fri, 5 Jun 2009: Shallow dent, deep impression
- For Indians Trained in the West, It Can Be Hard to Go Home
Slightly cliched, but I think we need to read these kind of stories once in a while.
“The story of Sodom now linguistically linked to sodomy was an issue of inhospitality to visiting strangers. It is never an account about same-sex relations. It was as defined in Ezekial 16:47-50 as pride, gluttony, and prosperous ease and refusal to aid the poor and needy. Sodom is a symbol of God’s judgment rather than same-sex relations.”
“…bad management pushes a lot of capable people out of their day jobs, and those people go on to become entrepreneurs.
…leaving a boss who is Satan’s learning-challenged little brother is relatively easy. And if the general economy isn’t serving up wonderful job opportunities at other companies (thanks in part to bad management) then you can see why people gravitate toward starting their own companies.”
“ENTER ALAN, WHO HAS JUST UNDERGONE A PROFOUNDLY MOVING RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE, CAUSING HIM TO SEE THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE UNFILTERED BY EMOTION OR DESIRE.”
“The dent was so tiny it was practically invisible if you did not know where to look. It was only about half an inch in length and was so shallow you had to put your finger there to feel the unevenness. It was difficult to see not only because of its size, but also because the car was covered with advertisement stickers that masked it.
“And you want to charge me $100 for this?” I turned to him and asked.
“Standard procedure,” he answered, looking at his sheet.”
“India is “sitting on a huge opportunity” to create new businesses and tap into thousands of science and technology experts, Mr. Ayyadurai said, but a “feudal culture” is holding the country back.”