Thursday, December 29, 2011

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY - Creativity and Anti-Intellectualism

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: THOUGHT FOR THE DAY - Anti-Intellectualism

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

A lifetime of having to curb the expression of original thought culminates so often in there being nothing left to express.

Liddel Hart quoted by Norman Dixon on page 162 of his book On The Psychology of Military Incompetence

Think about it.
Isn’t the present day rote learning type education system doing exactly this?
And so are the “do as you are told” organisations, aren’t they?

DEAD END - My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 22

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: DEAD END - My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 22

Monday, December 26, 2011

PRETTY PRINCESS SAYS THAT MY STORIES HAVE ABRUPT E...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: PRETTY PRINCESS SAYS THAT MY STORIES HAVE ABRUPT E...: Here is one my favourite blog posts I wrote this year - in April 2011. I think it is worth a read. WHY MY STORIES HAVE ABRUPT ENDINGS
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TEACHING AND LEARNING - Myth No. 2 - Money Motivates Teachers

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: TEACHING AND LEARNING - Myth No. 2 - Money Motivates Teachers

TEACHING AND LEARNING - Myth No. 1 - The Higher the Qualifications, the Better the Teacher

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: TEACHING AND LEARNING - Myth No. 1 - The Higher the Qualifications, the Better the Teacher

YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO FLOWER WHERE GOD HAS SOWN YOU...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO FLOWER WHERE GOD HAS SOWN YOU...: Monday morning. End of the weekend. Back to work. Are you happy where you are and satisfied with with what you have? At work and in your per...

Saturday, December 24, 2011

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MERRY CHRISTMAS

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TIME MANAGEMENT EXPERIMENT

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: TIME MANAGEMENT EXPERIMENT:

THE ESSENCE OF TIME MANAGEMENT
THE JAR OF LIFE
A Mulla Nasrudin Story
By
VIKRAM KARVE

Here is a Mulla Nasrudin Teaching Story on Time management...
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PUNE GOOD FOOD GUIDE - Some Value For Money Eating...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: PUNE GOOD FOOD GUIDE - Some Value For Money Eating...:

A DELICIOUS FOODIE DAY VALUE FOR MONEY EATING OUT IN PUNE By VIKRAM KARVE

BREAKFAST Misal at Damodar Bhuvan now renamed Damodar P 30

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YOU WERE PERFECTLY FINE - My Favourite Short Stori...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: YOU WERE PERFECTLY FINE - My Favourite Short Stori...: YOU WERE PERFECTLY FINE My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 21 By VIKRAM KARVE Alcohol does different things to different persons. T...

Friday, December 23, 2011

KABAB ME HADDI and A CUP OF TEA - My Favourite Sto...

http://karvediat.blogspot.com/2011/12/kabab-me-haddi-and-cup-of-tea-my.html

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THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY - My Favourite Sho...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY - My Favourite Sho...: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 19 By VIKRAM KARVE “Just as science helps man to understand nat...

Thursday, December 22, 2011

ELECTROPHORESIS - My Favourite Short Stories Revis...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: ELECTROPHORESIS - My Favourite Short Stories Revis...: My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 18 ELECTROPHORESIS By VIKRAM KARVE From my Creative Writing Archives: Sci Fi - an experimental...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The Meaning of ENTROPY

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: The Meaning of ENTROPY: ENTROPY  An Apocryphal Story By VIKRAM KARVE Once, a bright young engineering student asked me: "What is Entropy?"   "The opposite of Nege...

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Monday, December 19, 2011

What is the definition of ACHIEVEMENT

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: What is the definition of ACHIEVEMENT: I like the late Bernard Haldane's definition of an achievement. He says achievement is something you yourself feel you have done well, that...

WHAT IS MORAL and WHAT IS IMMORAL

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: WHAT IS MORAL and WHAT IS IMMORAL: Here is a quote from Ernest Hemingway   I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel ba...

FICTION - A Story to Cheer you up

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MONDAY MORNING FICTION - A Story to Cheer you up o...: A Story to Cheer you up on Monday Morning - especially if you are a Techie THE GUTSY TECHIE GIRL Fiction Short Story By VIKRAM KARVE   Fr...

Rendezvous at Café Naaz - My Favourite Short Stories Part 76

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: Rendezvous at Café Naaz - My Favourite Short Stories Part 76

DON'T DELVE TOO MUCH - My Favourite Short Stories ...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: DON'T DELVE TOO MUCH - My Favourite Short Stories ...: MY FAVOURITE SHORT STORIES Part 77 -  DON'T DELVE TOO MUCH  Fiction Short Story   By   VIKRAM KARVE From my Creative Writing Archives: Her...

Saturday, December 17, 2011

LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER - My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 17

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER - My Favourite Short Stories Revisited Part 17

LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER - My Favourite Short Stories...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER - My Favourite Short Stories...: A Superb Short Story for your Sunday Morning Reading MY FAVOURITE SHORT STORIES REVISITED PART 17  –  LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER By VIKRAM KARV...

I CAN ALWAYS TAKE HER FOR GRANTED - My Favourite Short Stories Part 75

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: I CAN ALWAYS TAKE HER FOR GRANTED - My Favourite Short Stories Part 75

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PASSION and COMPASSION

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PASSION and COMPASSION

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I CAN ALWAYS TAKE HER FOR GRANTED - My Favourite S...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: I CAN ALWAYS TAKE HER FOR GRANTED - My Favourite S...

I CAN ALWAYS TAKE HER FOR GRANTED
THE GIRL NEXT DOOR

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

MOTI The Life Story of a Stray Dog

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MOTI - Autobiography of a Stray Dog:

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Short Story By VIKRAM KARVE
From my Creative Writing Archives

Authentic Maharashtrian Breakfast - MY FAVOURITE MISAL - Eating Out in Mumbai

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MY FAVOURITE MISAL - Eating Out in Mumbai:

Click the link above and read about MY FAVOURITE MISAL Mouthwatering Mumbai Memories By VIKRAM KARVE Mumbai is in Maharashtra. You will get all genres and varieties o...Click

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tales of the Dervishes - A DELIGHTFUL BOOK OF WIT ...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: Tales of the Dervishes - A DELIGHTFUL BOOK OF WIT ...: A DELIGHTFUL BOOK OF WIT AND WISDOM BOOK REVIEW By VIKRAM KARVE Title: Tales of the Dervishes Author: Idries Shah (1967) Arkana Penguin (...

Monday, December 12, 2011

HOW TO FEEL YOUNG

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: HOW TO FEEL YOUNG

IT IS BEST TO BE A NOBODY


Nowadays, thanks to the name dropping and VIP culture, everybody wants to be a somebody”.

Little do they realize that it is best to be a “nobody” as this Mulla Nasrudin story illustrates:

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Let this wisdom perambulate in your mind and have a nice day.

IT IS BEST TO BE A NOBODY

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: IT IS BEST TO BE A NOBODY: IT IS BEST TO BE A NOBODY A Mulla Nasrudin Story By VIKRAM KARVE Nowadays, thanks to the name dropping and VIP culture, everybody wants t...

SPY GAME

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MY FAVOURITE SHORT STORIES Part 73 - SPY GAME: SPY GAME By VIKRAM KARVE Of all my stories that have won prizes at short story contests, SPY GAME is my all time favourite. The story is ...

HOW TO BULLY YOUR WIFE

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: HOW TO BULLY YOUR WIFE

DOMINATING HUSBAND and SUBMISSIVE WIFE

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: DOMINATING HUSBAND and SUBMISSIVE WIFE:

Macho Man and Docile Wife A Teaching Story by VIKRAM KARVE A newly married Male Chauvinist Macho Man used to bully his simple, young wife - click the link above to read the story...

MATRIMONIAL SEARCH - THE ART OF MATCHMAKING

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MATRIMONIAL SEARCH - THE ART OF MATCHMAKING:

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Sunday, December 11, 2011

DOES IMAGE MANAGEMENT WORK? Is Image more important than Performance?

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: DOES IMAGE MANAGEMENT WORK? Is Image more important than Performance?

ARE YOU A RESULT ORIENTED PERSON? DO YOU BELIEVE IN THE QUID PRO QUO PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE?

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: DO YOU BELIEVE IN THE QUID PRO QUO PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE?

DO YOU BELIEVE IN THE QUID PRO QUO PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE?
ARE YOU A RESULT ORIENTED PERSON?
Then you must read this article - just click the link above and read in my journal.
Regards
Vikram Karve

CHICKEN OUT

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: CHICKEN OUT:

CHICKEN OUT A Story for your Children, and for You too. By VIKRAM KARVE There once was a chicken farmer who found an eagle’s egg. It was ...

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

SELF ESTEEM - How to Build Your Self-Esteem

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: SELF ESTEEM - How to Build Your Self-Esteem:

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SELF ESTEEM How to Build Your Self-Esteem By VIKRAM KARVE Self-Esteem is much more than Self-Confidence. The word “esteem” is derived from...

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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

A Classic on THE ART OF LEADERSHIP - A Soldier’s Story by Omar N. Bradley - BOOK REVIEW by VIKRAM KARVE

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: A Classic on THE ART OF LEADERSHIP - A Soldier’s Story by Omar N. Bradley - BOOK REVIEW by VIKRAM KARVE

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Regards
Vikram Karve

BOOK REVIEW - Mafia Queens Of Mumbai : Stories Of ...

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: BOOK REVIEW - Mafia Queens Of Mumbai : Stories Of ...

Mafia Queens Of Mumbai : Stories Of Women From The Ganglands

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MAZE PURAN – The Memoirs of Anandibai Karve

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: MAZE PURAN – The Memoirs of Anandibai Karve

Click the link above to read the review of Maze Puran – The Memoirs of Anandibai Karve (Marathi) By Anandibai Karve (Published 1944, 2nd Edition 1951 by Keshav Bhikaji Davale, Mumbai...

THE WALLFLOWER - A Novella by Vikram Karve

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: THE WALLFLOWER - A Novella by Vikram Karve

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Happy Reading
Vikram Karve

INSTRUMENTAL VALUES and TERMINAL VALUES - The Two Types of Values

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: INSTRUMENTAL VALUES and TERMINAL VALUES - The Two Types of Values

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Vikram Karve

HOW TO SELECT A JOB YOU LOVE - DISCOVER YOUR TRUE METIER

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: HOW TO SELECT A JOB YOU LOVE - DISCOVER YOUR TRUE METIER

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WHY YOU MUST ADOPT A PET DOG

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: WHY YOU MUST ADOPT A PET DOG

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Monday, December 05, 2011

BADMINTON

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: BADMINTON - MY FAVOURITE SHORT STORIES Revisited Part 14

What happens to children when their parents divorce?
A Boy plays a Game of Badminton and tells us his story.

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BADMINTON - MY FAVOURITE SHORT STORIES Revisited Part 14

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: BADMINTON - MY FAVOURITE SHORT STORIES Revisited Part 14

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Vikram Karve

PUNISHMENT AND REWARD

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: PUNISHMENT AND REWARD: TEACHING STORY PUNISHMENT AND REWARD By VIKRAM KARVE Teaching stories may relate events that are funny, foolish, bemusing, sometimes e...

RENDEZVOUS AT SUNRISE - Literary Fiction Short Story -

RENDEZVOUS AT SUNRISE - Literary Fiction Short Story -

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Sunday, December 04, 2011

TECHNOLOGY

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: TECHNOLOGY

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Regards
Vikram Karve

Thursday, December 01, 2011

AGONY AND "ECSTASY"

Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: AGONY AND "ECSTASY": Real Agony and Fake Ecstasy FAKING IT A "Love" Story By VIKRAM KARVE She was tired, sleepy, and wanted him to stop, but he continued ...