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Philosophical Stories


Class Dismissed

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January 12th 2017  |  2  |  Category: Inspirational , Moral , Philosophical , Satire  |  Author: Mintu Ghoshal  |  324 views

“Class, what am I holding in my hand?” Mrs. Dasgupta, holding out a piece of paper in her hand asked the question. She was teaching ‘moral science’ to her students of standard seven at one of the best convent schools in Bangalore. School administration had realized that students at the beginning of their adolescence should also learn about human values along with science and mathematics. Mrs. Dasgupta had a great reputation as a teacher of English literature but because of her long track record as a teacher who was extremely …

 

DONKEY WANTS TO BECOME HORSE

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January 2nd 2017  |  0  |  Category: Bedtime , Drama , Fiction , Inspirational , Moral , Philosophical  |  Author: Titu  |  1102 views

One day donkey was drinking water by the pond. It saw reflection and felt happy at its beauty. It was overjoyed to see its expressive eyes and big ears. It felt worthy and symbolic. It reflected that it was not only handsome, but also greatest working animal that transformed poor societies into rich societies. It was proud that it carried goods, whereas horses throw them. It thought that it was more even headed than horses. If humans would have taken it to wars, then wars would never have happened due …

 

Mirage: Desert Gold

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December 27th 2016  |  0  |  Category: Fiction , Inspirational , Moral , Philosophical , Satire , Suspense  |  Author: Titu  |  421 views

Two miserly travelers, Ram & Rahim in search of fortune had lost their way in a barren desert. Unmindful of mighty desert, both went deep, chatting n discussing about arid desert and golden sand. The travel was worth it as in Desert; golden nuggets are not deep and are, often exposed to bedrock. They were filled with enough supplies of food and water. As they moved in desert at the peak of day, suddenly both of them saw a sparkle at distant Western dune. Ram thought, ‘’It’s treasure in West.’’ …

 

Big Bang

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December 26th 2016  |  0  |  Category: Inspirational , Moral , Philosophical , Satire , Tragedy , True Stories  |  Author: Mintu Ghoshal  |  357 views

In the very beginning of our M. Sc. Biochemistry class every senior professor asked the question: ‘what is the definition of life’. Few students who did not feel shy to talk in front of the class tried to give a definition and our professor also cited an example which was not covered by the definition of life as mentioned by the student. For example a student said “living things move” and the professor countered him by saying that a car also moves, planets move. In no time we realized that …

 

Gift Is Never Free

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December 26th 2016  |  0  |  Category: Fiction , Moral , Philosophical  |  Author: Titu  |  342 views

Once upon a time there lived an ape in the woods. It was widely revered by all the animals in the jungle. It was known for its antics and travels. It could jump, run and climb trees with great skill and animals enjoyed seeing monkey doing all the tricks for them. Animals viewed the monkey as gift of mother goddess forest. Even lion and elephant enjoyed the tricks that monkey played with them. It would ride on elephant back and even used to pull lion’s tail without getting caught. The …

 

For the love of poetry

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December 19th 2016  |  0  |  Category: Moral , Philosophical , Satire , Tragedy , True Stories  |  Author: Mintu Ghoshal  |  343 views

In standard four, when I first started going to school, I had morning school. In our family, like in many other families, students were not permitted to sleep during the day, only exception was during fever or other serious illnesses. For me having fever was a really good experience, I did not have to study when I had fever, my mother and my father used to talk with extra kindness during that time. But the joy of falling sick was completely overshadowed when I imagined the taste of barley soup, …

 

Rome was not built in a day

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December 12th 2016  |  0  |  Category: Philosophical , Satire , Tragedy  |  Author: Mintu Ghoshal  |  235 views

“Who among you know the meaning of the proverb –Rome was not built in a day”, teacher asked the class. “Sir, I have a question”, a student who was sitting somewhere in the middle asked. “What is your question, Subir?” “In how many days Rome was built”, the student asked. “Subir, it is not important to know in how many days it was built or who laid the foundation stone of the city. This proverb carries a very important message and that is very important to know”, the teacher asked …

 

Madras Mail

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December 5th 2016  |  0  |  Category: Moral , Philosophical , Tragedy , True Stories  |  Author: Mintu Ghoshal  |  430 views

“Gentleman, you have taken my seat”. A young man of around 25 raised his head. He was reading a book in the two tier compartment of the train, saw an old man in his 70s, holding the ticket and looking at him. The man has kept his luggage on the floor and his hand bag on the seat. “The lower berth is mine and the window seat is for the passenger who has the lower berth”, reasoned the old man. “I apologize, it is my mistake”, the young man was …