The Covid19 infection and death figures are quite unsettling. Major policy decisions are being taken on the basis of available data and the subsequent projections. But the fundamental question is – is this data reliable? Or is it hacked?
Author: Navin Pangti
My friend was horrified. He had just discovered a pornographic magazine in his 14-year-old son’s cupboard. “Shit! My son is reading porn”, he exclaimed. His wife stood next to him, almost in tears. And I stood mum, not knowing what to say.
Though many veteran homeschoolers may disagree, ‘homeschooling’ is a generic umbrella term to represent children growing up without the need to attend a school. And there are many ways to homeschool!
Societal values are not constant. They not only keep changing with time but are also manipulated, to benefit a few. There is no better means than poetry to expose these inherent contradictions within a society.
The discourse on food security is often hijacked by issues like production efficiency, technology, infrastructure, supply chain, etc. I wonder if we are deliberately ignoring the first few steps that cost us nothing.
I always believed that ragging was a blatant abuse of power. But when my turn came, I ended up making mistakes. Creating ghosts that one can choose to ignore but cannot wish away.
We tiptoed into our homeschooling journey. Apart from our immediate family and close friends, not many people knew about it. Within that closed circle, we were bombarded with queries, concerns and commendations. And then…
A well-grounded person does not give up so easily. After sharing his organic farming worldview in the first open letter, Bhaskar Save-ji goes ahead to clear apprehensions and make valuable suggestions in the next two open letters.
Comparison between organic farming and chemical based farming articulated by Shri Bhaskar Save makes the choices pretty clear – Either we can fragment the web of life, or we can choose to nurture its wholeness!
Through this open letter to Shri MS Swaminathan, Bhaskar Save-ji hopes that it “…provokes some soul-searching and open debate at all levels on the extremely vital issues involved – so that we do not repeat the same kind of blunders…”