End of an Affair

By Kaushik Ram | January 8, 2016

There was no tragedy, only the unavoidable. Why then, during all this time do I beseech? The question conflicts with the mind. The answer appears without it. You only know yourself when you go beyond your limits. In a fraction of a second, you can become noone. And this being something new, can lead to an adventure…

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The dilemma of the living

By Kaushik Ram | October 29, 2015

To be born is a miracle. Then what? The truth is beautiful but terrible. It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. The trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them. – Dumbledore. In life we suffer. We suffer because we distract ourselves…

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Instinct – Find It In You

By Kaushik Ram | October 11, 2015

Please note – words in bold are explained in the glossary section below. Since the moment the Animal is born in the Wilderness, it is subjected to the laws of nature. In order to survive, the Animal discovers that it has been granted a musculo-skeletal structure. By instinct, the Animal starts moving towards food. The Animal uses its senses…

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The Awakening – Tarzan to Neo

By Kaushik Ram | March 10, 2015

In 1971, Mr. Ian Waterman, age 19 at the time, had a spontaneous autoimmune reaction.  3 days later IW woke up in hospital and came to the shocking realization that he had “lost his body”. IW was diagnosed with Deafferentation – a complete loss of proprioceptive feedback (a background process constantly updating the position of our body in space). Over…

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Disconnect to Reconnect

By Kaushik Ram | January 30, 2015

What have we gained from our modern existence? What have primitive cultures been in relentless defiance to preserve? Is it fire making, shelter building, hunting and foraging skills? Why look for food when you can buy them? Why make clothes or furniture when these can easily be purchased online? Why gather around a fire when the internet is accessible through…

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Adaptation – Movement Infrastructure Reboot

By Kaushik Ram | January 23, 2015

The Enigma of the human brain began to unravel in the Inagural talk by Santiago Ramón y Cajal at the International Medical Congress held in Rome  in 1894. Cajal was the first to suggest that the flow of information in neurons passes from the axons of the presynaptic cell to the dendrites of the postsynaptic cell – “the law of…

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