Friday, July 24, 2009

Genius, has the courage to be laughed at...!!! :)


As a famous quote goes--
"Courage is Fear that has said its Prayers..."
:- Dorothy Bernard

I have been badly wanting to talk about this crazy person, Mr.Gerolamo Cardano --who I think deserves a special mention for being such a courageous person, bold enough to follow his crazy-hunches about the mysterious field of numbers..!

Please do give me your feed-back on whether I've been successful in presenting the following problem/anecdote effectively..!!

I wanted to describe one specific achievement of his, which exemplifies the sheer Courage of so many great minds in the past, in "standing up, & standing firm" for What one's Heart feels Right, despite the whole world around laughing at the apparent "non-sense" of your ideas...!

This episode has been documented in Cardano's magnum-opus -- "Ars Magna"--(literally, "the Great Art"..!)...

And i decided to try my BEST to really come up with a step-by-step description of the same..!!

Please do let me know how you like(d) it..Will YOU..!?!

have long craved for a way to somehow "express" the mad-torrent of colors & ideas & nuggets of anecdotes, etc., with a high-fidelity w.r.t. HOW/WHAT i really "see" or "feel" ...!!

And now, I am finally trying to "get it out"..."Before i Go...!"... :)
[Click on the images below, & let me know WHICH one You like the BEST..!]

Awaiting your reply/feed-back...

With Lots of Love & Best Wishes,

The boy in "rags",
Planet (H)eart(h)


" either a daring adventure, or nothing."
:- Helen Keller


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Thursday, July 23, 2009

What constitutes a truly Scientific attitude..?? :)


Well, I think it is the ability of a person to *truly* Keep an "Open Mind" (or a "No-Mind" ..? :))...ready to question the things that we take for granted......ready to be questioned... & if needed, accept that his/her beliefs were/are WRONG, or need to be modified,
or even
or even *un-Learned* in light of clear/better insights..! :)
Anyway, I feel this point really comes out so effectively in the following pithy observation :

"In science it often happens that scientists say,
'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again.

They really do it.

It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful.

But it happens every day.

I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion."

-- Carl Sagan, in a keynote address
Love & Cheers....

The boy in "rags",
Planet (H)eart(h)

{See the Beautiful Comic strip below...!(Click to see a bigger image if u like..!)Courtesy : Peanuts by the great/late Mr. Charles "Sparky" Schulz}

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Still "eclipsed" in Darkness..!!? :-( Wake UP..! :)

Hi pa...!! :)

Well, I began seeing the snaps of today's Solar Eclipse that was very nicely visible from Northern parts of India..

I am attaching pics of the same herewith...[courtesy :- The Times of India]

Such a SHAME indeed that, we people still abhor/cower-at Nature's grand shows like these...!

Just see the snaps I say..!! :)

So beautiful and rare a phenomenon in deed..!!

It is so strange ( & downright silly & sometimes tragic too !!) that we people still hold those poor, lovely celestial bodies responsible for our failures, successes, health, wealth, conditions,etc & we go to the extent of even allowing their positions to decide &/or determine our jobs, our houses, or even our life-partners...!!

I really do NOT agree with this...!!!

I bet even Wild animals are more prudent in this aspect..!!

As the great scientist, my dear
Carl Sagan lamented...
"Almost EVERY newspaper in the world carries an
Astrology column/section, but almost none of them have something devoted to Astronomy."

I really wish we wake up & really "open-our" eyes...our Mind's Eyes...which are STILL "eclipsed" by centuries of dogmas, & blind-beliefs..

With lots of Love & (Sun/De-)Light..!!

The boy in "rags"



Friday, July 17, 2009

i-Dream("T")...!! :)

Hi pa..!!

Goood Morning...!!

Wanted to Tell you something I Felt..(alongwith a Beautiful Image of my Little (i)-Dol(l)...!)

Like the book "I, Robot" by the great Mr.Isaac Asimov,

I suddenly 'Woke-up', & realized another thing..that my auto-biography should be called... "I,Dream"..!!!


( Ha ha ha !! English pedants...please excuse me..but words dance before my eyes ALL the time..& I feel this is a nice contraption---stitching together Yesterday & make it Yester-Night..!?? )


I Wept, Slept, Died..and Dreamt...that..

I am more than What i seem...

A Lone restless heart,

and a bustling love-ly team..!!

A DEAD, Frozen lake,

and a live-ly singing stream..!!

Both abysmal Darkness,

and a brilliant Sunbeam...!!

But All of a sudden,

I slipped,... and tripped,

I fell back to Life...

And "awoke" and 'saw' ..that...

I am NOT What i seem...

that "i" am just a lit'l Dream..

that "i" am just a lit'l Dream..!!


:~ The Dream(eR) in "rags"


OH My !!

It became a lit'l Poem itself..!??!

I find that whenever I find it hard/impossible to Express some thought/emotion/experience in my vain words & horribly limited usually comes out as a poem or a picture..or a joke...or as it usually incredible Dream...!!

Hmmmm.. Take care pa..!! Please keep (G-)Listening to Me...!

Will you..??!


I Always (G)listen to me..!!! ;-) :)
{Ha ha ha !! What "shining" Word-play..!! Hope u "saw" it..?!? }

Till i "Go Back" to "SLEEP"...?..hmmm...!

Thank you...!

Love & Best Wishes,
The boy in "rags
Click on the Image Below...
And please Do Let me know..!

Perhaps some more words can flow..
Before, i take the final bow...!? :)...