Just Do It

I have always known this as the Nike tag line. I just learned from the radio that it was a quote by Gary Gilmore when he was on the firing squad. Another example of learning something new at a completely unexpected situation. – manzoor tumblr

Forever a Temp

Disclaimer – I have believed for a while now that we are witnessing a time when we are about to redefine “workers”. If not for all workers, at least a vast majority of them. That the radio show “Forever a Temp” was an interesting eye opener is an understatement. The first comment that caught my … More Forever a Temp

Can the Can’t

I never heard the actual program and was not quite able to find it. But over the last few days they were talking about this 2nd (maybe 3rd) grade teacher planning a eulogy for “can’t”. When you say you can’t, you are actually giving up. I thought that was an excellent perspective. Of course we … More Can the Can’t

Another Point

I have been thinking that we are not hearing enough different perspectives on the Sexual Harassment / Assault. Even though so many woman have finally been coming out and speaking strongly about the horrible things that they have been going thru all their lives. Finally, on This American Life over the weekend they finally brought … More Another Point

TED Talks

I have been listening to TED Talks for a while now but I guess I never really wrote my thoughts about them before. It’s about time ;~) In addition to the Talks I also listen to the TED Radio Hour on KUT / NPR. – manzoor Philosophy for a Happy Life


That may not be a word, but I swear I heard it on the radio, on NPR over the weekend. It was during the TED Radio Hour show (I’m pretty positive) on “Slowing Down”. – manzoor