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Atanu Dey
Attended University of California, Berkeley
Lives in San Jose, CA 95131
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Goodbye, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. I mourn your passing. Never had tears at the death of any leader. You're the 1st & probably the last.
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Night takeoff from San Diego CA. Headed to San Jose CA. 
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Have you ever wondered what a government is? Meaning, what do you think is the proper role of a government in society? 

What functions do you believe the government should serve?

The reason I ask is because too often words are used without it being clear as to what they mean. For instance, you write "democracy as the best and optimum form of government." 

For something to be declared optimum, one should also at some point specify what the function is to judge whether what is achieved is an optimum or not.

Perhaps you could write about it some day.
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Last Monday (March 1st), people in India and other countries with large Hindu populations celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colors. A welcoming of Spring, Holi is celebrated as the triumph of good over evil. Hindu devotees and others enthusiastically drop their inhibitions, and chase each other in temples and through the streets, playfully splashing colorful paint, powder and water on each other. People also attend bonfires to commemorate the stor...
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Another Holi revelry video from Spanish Fork, UT. Nice music to. 

I miss Holi in India. 
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Happy Holi. Here's a video of Festival of Colors at Spanish Fork, UT. 
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One of the unforgettable markers of college life is instant ramen. Ah those were the days -- a dozen ramen bowls for 2 bucks. Happy 105th Birthday, Mr Momofuku Ando.

“Peace will come to the world when all its people have enough to eat.”

– Momofuku Ando

 
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“It took 48 years of my life for me to come up with the idea of instant noodles. Each and every event in the past is connected to the present by invisible threads.”

– Momofuku Ando
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    Economics
  • Rutgers University
    Computer Science
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    Computer Science
  • Nagpur University
    Mechanical Engineering
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I think about India's economic development. I wrote a book on "Transforming India." For more on my ideas, see my blog on India's Development.
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