Monthly Archives: January 2014

Fallacy of Logic

In our times, logic is given much more importance than it deserves, and emotions/sensitivity much less than what they deserve. Reason is not tough to find. It's a combination of betrayal by organized religion and the openness to scrutiny by science. Organized religion for centuries kept people in darkness and discouraged questioning and rational reasoning. After the...
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What Am I Seeking?

There is a downside to living a fast-paced life, and that is the constant pursuit of excitement. It definitely has a positive side as it pushes you to achieve new heights. But it does bring a lot of dryness to life, as well. There is a constant battle to keep distractions away from life. There have...
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English – The Language of Modernity

In my formative years I studied at a hardcore right-wing, Hindu nationalist, Hindi medium school. The first test I was given there in English was IIT-JEE, the most important test I ever took. When I went to Delhi in 1994, I was surprised by the prevalence of English in use there. Something on the tangent, there...
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