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Busy is BullShit!

In today's world of email, sms and facebook when somebody says they could not keep in contact because they had been busy, I feel like kicking them on their butt and say "Busy is BullShit".

It so happened that yesterday one of my school friends rang me up.

After talking for like half an hour, when I was all exhausted of all the stories that I could possible narrate, I happened to ask, "why did you not keep in contact?"

The answer came as "College had been keeping me busy". Now all I know for a fact is that, we all do what we want to do. We all have time for what we are committed to. Take harish and laxman as an example. They are professional Counter Strike players, so even though they have exams, they do not stop sparing an hour for their regular game. I won't appreciate this habit, but I respect their passion for the game. They take out time for what they want to do. They do not start cribbing on how difficult the subject is, and how much of the  syllabus still remains. A quick game and back. That's all it takes.

And it's not only about keeping in contact or playing a CS game. It's about defining your priorities of life, sticking to them and accepting them as they are, and not making stories to justify yourself when questioned of your motives.
The bottom line is that we all do what we are passionate about, what we care for and what really is important to us. And to write "hiee...howz u?" takes hardly half a minute to compose and send. 
So, if you associate yourself as one of those taking this shit, stop. Stop pretending. Accept it.

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  1. So true, even I hate them (people who say so). After all ur work and ur busy scheduled life, where do u end up, ur friends and family. So, being social i guess is the most important thing. Please don't keep urself so busy that people start taking time in recalling you.
    Friends are forever, so if sum1 treats u his/her friend, one should respect the feelings of the other.

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