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Theory of Relativity

Relativity is something that is so well associated with our lives. Little did Einstein know that what he invented long back, enriching the field of Physics would one day be used to compare Facebook display pictures of two girls. Creepy, isn’t it?

Well, today the world functions in a very simple principle. We will do whatever our peer group thinks is good. So if the beautiful girl in my group posts a picture with a pout face, one of her lesser good looking friend would comment something like this, “ baby, you look so adorable :*” And when that lesser good looking member of the group uploads a similar picture, there would be a return of compliment, which will read like, “My hot baby :*”

Now that’s relativity. Now for both the girls this is just a way of complimenting each other. One appreciating the beauty and thanking her for being with her, while the other one is acknowledging the fact that someone is looking up to her and is her follower. And since she thinks she is awesome and if someone follows her, then the follower has to be awesome hence complimenting back someone awesome is very awesome. (Ideal blonde case scenario).

Now one theory of Relativity says, two events, simultaneous for one observer, may not be simultaneous for another observer if the observers are in relative motion.

Now for me, I am an average Facebook user, probably single for quite some time and as I adore the beauty of someone by stalking her cover picture (Strictly according to John Keats principle, A thing of beauty is a joy forever) and come across the lesser good looking girl’s profile and in two windows I compare both the girls and read their complementing comments. I can draw a conclusion that one of them is definitely not pretty and making a fool out of herself. Hence, how I see both the girls is totally different than how they see each other. Postulate proved. 


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