Thursday, 18 February 2016



I respect Dr. Randy Pausch and his ideologies and have watched a few of his motivational speeches through Youtube.  But when it comes to the topic of God, I do not think that it was Dr. Randy's quotes which are given above, while it was only added by someone who is a fan of Dr. Randy as it sometimes happen with other famous personalities.  Following is the quote which I have found on Dr. Randy on the internet: 

If randy was a believer, he would not have left his final speech and blog entries totally detached from religious pronouncements. How is it possible for a man even with slightest faith to be so inert in faith related rituals at the final stage of life? Remember, He was supposed to be preparing for an eternal stay in the 'other world', yet he offered nothing in return even when dying by inches! He joked about 'deathbed conversion' in his final speech and said that only 9% American will support him in that( The percentage of atheists in US?).
Of course, he wanted to avoid the stigma of being called an atheist in a religiously fanatic nation which discriminates against atheists. Randy faced death as an outright materialist. He never ever uttered a single word to confirm that he was a Christ-follower. His father might have been a Christian, Randy himself might have remained a passive believer throughout his life. But it is crystal clear that he died either as a valiant skeptic or a happy atheist.


Thanks and Regards

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 11:14 AM, ♣ ♣ ♣M.D. HEGDE♣ ♣ ♣ [Keralites] <> wrote:


Dr. Randy Pausch died of pancreatic cancer in 2008, but wrote a book 'The last lecture" before then, one of the bestsellers in 2007. What a legacy to leave behind…

In a letter to his wife Jai and his children, Dylan, Logan , and Chloe, he wrote this beautiful "guide to a better life" for his wife and children to follow.
May you be blessed by his insight.

1. Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
2. Don't have negative thoughts of things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment 
3. Don't over do; keep your limits 
4. Don't take yourself so seriously; no one else does 
5. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip 
6. Dream more while you are awake 
7. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
8. Forget issues of the past. Don't remind your partner of his/her mistakes of the past. That will ruin your present happiness.
9. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Don't hate others.
10. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present 
11. No one is in charge of your happiness except you 
12. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime.
13. Smile and laugh more
14. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.unity:
15. Call your family often
16. Each day give something good to others 
17. Forgive everyone for everything 
18. Spend time with people over the age of 70 under the age of 6 
19. Try to make at least three people smile each day 
20. What other people think of you is none of your business 
21. Your job will not take care of you when you are sick. Your family and friends will. Stay in touch.
22. Put GOD first in anything and everything that you think, say and do. 
23. GOD heals everything 
24. Do the right things 
25. Whatever good or bad a situation is, it will change 
26. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up 
27. The best is yet to come 
28. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful 
29. When you awake alive in the morning, thank GOD for it 
30. If you know GOD you will always be happy. So, be happy.

While you practice all of the above, share this knowledge with the people you love, people you school with, people you play with, people you work with and people you live with.
Not only will it enrich YOUR life, but also that of those around you.
If you like this, please share.

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Best Regards
Thomas M. Jayabhai


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