What are examples of human behavior?

You know these people who fake accents and deliberately choose to speak only in a foreign language (anything other than their native language) just because they have lived in a foreign country for an extended period? Try giving them a scare… or a life-threatening shock… like pretending to push them off the edge of a…

What do you think is the most under appreciated thing on Earth?

A normal day. These days, everyday is filled with so much action and all sorts of ups and downs that nobody seems to enjoy the bliss that a normal day without anything unexpected can give. Having an eventful life is exciting. But having a day or two where nothing untoward happens, where you don’t get…

What is an unpopular opinion you hold?

A person’s sexual orientation is nobody’s business except theirs. I don’t understand why such an intimate detail about a person’s life is suddenly okay to be a part of news debates and coffee table talks. I didn’t grow up with this and I still find it extremely difficult to stomach. The other day, somebody had…

What are life’s greatest privileges?

The ability to forget. We often hear parents scolding their children or bosses reprimanding their employees because they ‘forgot’ something. People do all sorts of things like tying cords on fingers to remember stuff, putting reminders on their mobile phones, putting post-it notes all over the place… but think if we didn’t have the ability…

What is your favorite cliché?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I have three top favorite ones… Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Everything and everyone is not equally beautiful or ugly in the eyes of everyone who sees them. Each of us see things and people differently. Our thought processes are different. So the way our brain reacts…

Which position do you like?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Let’s talk about my most favorite activities where the ‘position’ is vital… Reading I sit exactly like this when I read… It’s usually on my bed or on a sofa… with lots of soft cushions all around. I may toss and turn occasionally but the cushions remain all around all…