Rajgopal Nidamboor
The writer is a physician and a doctorate in philosophical literature
My Stories
Desire, pride & life’s journey Desire is a bridge that connects our dreams and yet hampers our fondest wishes from taking off.
The mindful essence of sensory awareness The idea of being conscious and having sensory qualities are independent of each other.
Perceiving is more than what meets the eye Philosopher Aristotle emphasised the fact that “thinking always involves thinking — especially when one thinks.” This has got nothing to do with thought, a passive state, in the context of our physics
The physics of mindful awareness Philosopher Aristotle emphasised the fact that “thinking always involves thinking — especially when one thinks.” This has got nothing to do with thought, a passive state, in the context of our ‘physic
Why is drinking socially accepted? For a potentially addictive drug, alcohol, to state the obvious, alters the person’s state of consciousness in dramatic ways. Its contribution to loss of life is no less enormous.
Be responsible for your actions The dictionary defines responsibility as a “state of being responsible: a trust or charge for which one is responsible.” It is much more than that. It is about choosing. It is a corollary of freedom.
Love, the only light that matters For ever it was and ever shall befall/That Love is he that alle thing may bynde, wrote Geoffrey Chaucer. You’d doff your hat for that, although there’s nothing cryptic about it.
Intuition is like learning to ride Intuition is something that is easily understood; yet, it is not simple. Think of a computer’s intuitive interface. It is, indeed, your sixth sense.
The expansive power of reason There is a reason for everything” is an oft-repeated cliché. It is a common optimistic thought too.
It is not easy to define emotion Scientists, who analyse straightforward scientific facts, also recognise and comprehend basic philosophical questions, such as, “Why is the rainbow a colourful synthesis of different hues?” They agree

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