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I wonder

When dreams are burning, will tears act as a fire extinguisher?

Work-Life Balance

The other day I was chatting with a colleague of mine and he said that it was unfair to expect women to stay back late to finish off work. I said I don't subscribe to the views since if both men and women are paid equally then they are expected to share the burden equally as well. To which he responded "maybe, but then family suffers" ...I didn't agree to this logic too...
My take on the issue can be roughly summarised as follows:

There are enough variety of jobs that are available in the market. Some are high in demand in terms of time, others in terms of mental effort and still others in terms of physical effort. There are also other jobs available which are more relaxed, but obviously with a corresponding lower pay packet. It is up to the individual to choose what lifestyle he prefers.

Very often, I have seen women crying hoarse saying that their work place is not women-friendly. I have seen these very women neglect policies like 'work half hours for half pay'…

Anonymously Yours....

This post has been long overdue...Had been wanting to write about this one for maybe about 2-3 months now...But never got around to it...Yes this post is about anonymity in the blog world....

There are a lot of people out there who scorn at anonymous comments ! They have even gone to the extent of disabling them...Others like me enable comment filtering...That's another way of keeping anonymous comments at bay...or maybe , like in my case, to prevent spamming ! After all, I don't want my personal space in blog world to be someone else's ad campaign...Its more like a 'Stick No Bills' in front of my compound wall....

But, coming back to the topic...why is anonymous comments looked down upon? The world wide web is a virtual place meant for virtual identities....Atleast that's my take on it...You are being too naive if you think that having an e-mail id lends credibility to your opinions...

I, for one, have a pseudo name, but that's not to hide my identity...It…