Category Archives: Rhetoric

Getting Lost

Here is a poster by wachox. I could not get myself to disagree. What do you think?


Today, I have received a moral story in my inbox. It goes like this.

Imagine there is a bank which credits your account each morning with Rs. 86,400. Carries over a balance from day to day, allows you to keep no cash balance, and every evening cancels whatever part of the amount you had failed to use during the day.

What would you do ?
Draw out every rupee !

Well, everyone has such bank. It’s name is TIME. Every morning, it credits you with 86,400 seconds. Every night it writes off, as lost, whatever of this amount you have failed to invest to good purpose. It carries over no balance. It allows no overdraft.

The clock is running.
Make the most of day. !

As I write this now, it seems very clich├ęd and obvious to me. But the first time, I read it, it took me in a vulnerable moment. It went like …How more beautiful can anyone put the importance of time in words! It gave me the knock in my head, i needed for the day. Everyone needs to have systems in place that supply with your required dose of daily inspiration. Do you have yours in place?

Continue reading Journal Entry: 26 April ’11