1:33 AM | Author: Siva
This is one of the things I don't understand. If appendix and toncils are vestigial organs and Darwin's theory holds, then what is the purpose for facial hair ?

There are some cosmetic reasons for Sri Sri Ravishankar, kalki avatar and other self proclaimed god men.

It really helps Gillette to beat Moore's law with respect to razor blades. I mean, don't these guys double the blades every year. I cannot wait to see that 10 blade razor. I hear they are waiting for the holiday season.

It helps Saeed Anwar make a come back, and Inzamam win matches. (How come nobody suggested this to Ganguly ?)

It helps the new desi grad students and bored to death s/w engineers to make a statement(!) when they grow their first goatie immediately after landing in U.S.

But are these things considered in evolution ? If the evolution is taking place slowly then Pakistan, Bangladesh et al are still very backward. We are still an evolving country. China appears to be the only evolved place. I am serious. My department has two chinese guys for every non-chinese around. Have I ever seen one with a beard ? All of them are grad students. Someone should be lazy and should forget to shave, right ? I have seen no one, not one single person with a beard. Ok, I have seen those kung-fu movies with that old chinese guy with a long goatie and the ponytail and , but that is ancient china. They have evolved NOW. I can't wait to see the headlines why china is more evolved than India, how India will be more evolved soon, and how all Indians won't have facial hair by 2030. It will be great if some of my handful of readers pass this on to CNN-IBN or rediff !
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6 comments:

On 5:05 PM , senthil said...

enna nanbaa .. meesai eduthu vittaaya? Intha podu pottukondu irukkiraai?!!!

 
On 12:58 AM , Siva said...

edukkanum, edukkanum .. edutha veetukaramma veetukulla sekka mattanga pola irukku .. parkkalam

 
On 9:43 AM , Seenivasan said...

Siva...why have you stopped your tamil blog?

 
On 4:01 PM , Siva said...

seeni, well, I don't know. the tamil blog is not working the the way I wanted to.

 
On 6:19 PM , Arasan said...

Siva, Meesai illainaalum unnaku alagu thaanda, try panni paaru.

 
On 3:08 AM , Seenivasan said...

I liked your tamil blog. somehow i felt your tamil writings have Sujatha's influence.

I dont know why girls are so particular about meesai. My wife also doesnt allow me to remove my mustache. But i feel with meesai i look a bit old. :(