“Incase I die now, the one piece of advice to you is, Never invest in a restaurant business. Do not open a restaurant business. Unless you want to loose your money slowly.” — Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

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In the land of wonder, there was a place called Roma. Intentionally for hosting its romantic dates. Once an unusual couple had a date in Roma. Uvon & Mela are not the people you call complementary but nevertheless, the date was set.

Uvon: Salut! ma numesc Uvon. ce mai faci?

Mela: Sunt Mela. I’m alright.

And the sniff test begins.

Mela: So rosa said…


“The things that really change the world, according to Chaos theory, are the tiny things. A butterfly flaps its wings in the Amazonian jungle, and subsequently a storm ravages half of Europe.” — Neil Giaman.

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Colonel Sanders met Dave, the barbarian on a hunting trip. Sanders asked dave to teach him how to hunt. Dave agreed. Fortunately, the duo came across two giant mammoths clashing towards each other.

The colonel looked at Dave with the eyes. Dave disagreed. Dave said, “Me no fight the big bison. Me get crushed.”

Colonel: Come on Dave, you are a big guy.

Dave: Me…


“I have loved women even to madness, but I have always loved liberty better.”
Giacomo Casanova

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The land of wonder carries the tale of the Balthazar. Balthazar was the Cassanova of the land. Balthazar was the incarnation of cupid himself. The feminine would be enchanted with Balthazar’s charisma. Balthazar could sexually entice, provoke, escalate & execute.

Balthazar did not just love them, he could be for them. He could be the man of their dreams. For someone with shyness, Baltazar became their hero, for someone with intellect, Balthazar became their library, for someone with status, Balthazar became the barbarian…


“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.”

-Albert Camus

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The context arose when I observed a quarrel among two types of individuals. One would internalize contents, thinking & one would wrestle with it, through discussions & trials. Both argued their perspective was the correct one. And they would even convince me of their story.

The interesting moment was realizing, how strong the opinion was. Neither one of them budge from their point of view. The discussion ended with agreeing to disagree.

Some part of me got enchanted with the event. I asked…


“You do not get what you want, you get what you deserve.” — Sandeep Maheswari.

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Yes, I have listened to Bob proctor, Les Browns, Tony Robbins, Nick Vujicic, Eric Thomas, Simon Sinek, Jim Rohn, Eckhart, and Deepak Chopra.

If anyone of them has changed your life, good for you. Thank you and stop reading this. Unless you want the cold hard truth.

Meet Homer. Homer just watched an hour-long motivational speech. Now he is fired up. He makes a plan on what he will do next. He is gonna write a journal and detail everything he wants before the age…


“It’s all about becoming a more well-rounded player and not a one-dimensional player.”-Peter Uihlein

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It was in my chemistry class during high school. The teacher said, “Today we will learn about amalgamation.”. It piqued my interest because it was pronounced differently.

Amalgamation is a mixture of metals with mercury. But why mercury? because it is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.

An amalgam is used to make silver fillings, extracting gold, making a dilute solution of a highly reactive metal. But why the hell am I telling you this?

You are not a chemist, you are probably…


“Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” — H.L. Hunt.

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Once upon a time, the land of wonder carried a tale of two ravens and a sturdy bull. The bull was in pursuit of his destination, the end of all the search. He wanted answers. In short, he didn’t have any idea where he was going. The bull noticed two ravens following him everywhere.

Since raven knows it all. The bull asked the two ravens, “Hey ravens, where should I go ?”

One of the ravens replied…


“It’s time you realized that you have something in you more powerful and miraculous than the things that affect you and makes you dance like a puppet.”

Marcus Aurelius

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When the king Alexander was exploring to conquer the world, he met a strange man near the bank of the Indus river. The man was a Gymnosophists, a naked philosopher.

The king asked the Gymnosophists, “What are you doing?”

Gymnosophists replied, “Experiencing Nothingness. What are you doing?”

The king replied, “Conquering the world.”

Then both men laughed, each thinking that the other must be a fool.

In this dialog, it…


“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.” -Galileo Galilei

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*Disclaimer: I am not an enlightened human, neither I claim to be. Wait, what is enlightenment anyway? I am not serene nor stoic, neither I claim to be one. I am just as confused as you are about life and its every pursuit. The writer is not promoting a false sense of Image. Rather he is here to express his faults & flaws to study them. If my story can relate to any individual, it will be my honor. …


“A printing press took the thoughts from someone’s mind and inked them on to a piece of paper anyone might read. It was a kind of magic. A magic to alter the world.” ― Gita Trelease, Enchantée

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Let’s look around our current modern society. The most relevant identities are globalization, information, debt, science, financial engineering, spirituality & a lost generation of committed individuals.

To make our soup of civilization first we need the ingredients, then we need the utensil, fire, and method. Now, I know this article might not be comprehensive enough for the intellectual, but they are no my…

MANOJ PUN

Among the infinite Wisdom, I am lost. An admirer of knowledge & character, a lover of curiosity.

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