- A simple indicator of longevity is the fact that our folks did not have their grandparents around when they were getting married. Both Subho and I still have atleast one grandparent alive. Its only reasonable to assume that the average age of marriage has also increased over the last 100 odd years. I realised this is true for some other friends and family members too. So there, QED by mathematical induction.
- In this modern, interconnected world of Orkut, Friendster and their evil networking spawn breaking up is doubly painful and annoying for friends of both parties. How does one decide which one of the morons (the morons being the two entities who after months of cootchie-cooing have now sworn to gouge each others eyes on sight!) to keep on your friends list? And once you have dealt with cyberspace equations, there is still the physical connection which is usually maintained over the phone or through get togethers?It is the common friend who suffers in silence and smiles when A (who just broke up with B) lands up at his/her party with newest accquistion C (that bastard who broke best friend D's heart) and even makes polite conversation with C while remembering not to bring up either B or D. Confusing isn't it...now you see why I think there should be some kind of law protecting common friends from the fallout of messy breakups.
Monday, December 26, 2005
An assortment of unrelated thoughts that have been doing the rounds in my head: