Tag Archives: life

My planet

This is my first planet. The first step is always the hardest. Although... what could I expect from my graduate study? Of course, it was easy, at least in theory: we studied the atmospheres, waters and primitive life-forms, but it always seems that adults understand nothing; their planets are boring, their creatures are a little same and their seas are not so good… (more…)

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Choice

The lesson will end in 3 minutes, as well as mathematics test. A teacher with a stern face paced between the tables, looking into students’ notebooks, and students with trembling fingers tried to finish writing the last formulas. At sixteen many think that the future depends on the annual test.

His paper was covered with slant rows of numbers, but his thoughts were about other things...  namely...

I’m alive!

In my previous life, I had no idea what am I living for. I’m not sure I have been living and not merely had been born and existed due to inertia. It seemed to me that something was always lacking, that I need a new coat to be happy, and a new mobile phone, and apartment, and higher salary. It had always been too little for...

Gandhi and satyagraha

"I have nothing new to teach the world.

Truth and non-violence are as old as the hills"

 Mahatma Gandhi

 

Already during his lifetime representative of merchant caste Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was called Mahatma (great soul), Bapu (dad), and the creator of socio-political and religious-philosophical doctrine Gandhian. Gandhi disclaimed these...