Rock-Paper-Scissors of Real-time Strategy Games

Life isn’t so simple that there’s an optimal strategy that will work in all situations. What works best depends on many variables factors determined by the environment, other people, and pure chance. In a competitive environment, this becomes very similar to a game of rock-paper-scissors in at least two respects. Firstly, the effectiveness of your […]

Modern addictions that affect youth of today

Modern Addictions that Affect Youth

Addiction to drugs, cigarettes and alcohol have been around for quite some time. However, with the change in the world and lifestyle of people, new forms of addictions have emerged. From what I have observed, most of these modern addictions that affect youth of today fall under three broad categories. Let’s take a look at these […]

The Trick of Offering without Giving

Like most children, my daughter loves bedtime stories. She enjoys them so much that she overestimates how much of it she can take by a large margin. So, every day before going to bed, she’d insist that I tell her 5 stories (sometimes 10 or 20) , but by the time I finish the first […]

Choosing Between Evils

Jaya and Vijaya were gatekeepers at Vaikuntha, the abode of Lord Vishnu. They once stopped the preeminent sages Sanaka and brothers from entering the Lord’s chamber and, by their unuttered curse, were cast down into the mortal realms to be born as Asuras. When Lord Vishnu petitioned the kind souls to forgive his servants, the sages said […]