HFTA – The Utility of Suffering

Hfta sounds like the Hindi word for “week” but it is short for “hauled from the archives.” Hauled from the archives is this Jan 2007 post “The Utility of Suffering.” Worth a read.

When I wrote that piece, I had not met Shri Arun Shourie. As it happened, around 10 years ago, I had the immense good fortune to meet him several times at his home and in various other cities, attend his talks and share meals with him. He is one of the most inspiring people I have ever met.

Nobies on The Simpsons

The all-wise wiki says, “The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of American life, epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture and society, television, and the human condition.” Continue reading “Nobies on The Simpsons”

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