In order to understand the issue of caste it is important that we zoom out a bit and discuss the legacy and context of caste oppression. Human history, and present, seems to suggest that the casteism is more of a rule than being an exception.
Thinking aloud @ pangti.com!
I grew up in an environment where the idea of caste and religion did not seem to exist. My idea of India was the India that our course books of civics and history talked about. I was totally unaware that a rude shock was waiting for me.
Hope is omnipresent. It exists in everything around us. It exists all the time. If we strive enough, and are lucky, then it transforms into reality. Or else it manifests as melancholy but strangely hope still lingers on in various forms.
These three liners on love and relationships were written over a period of time. They were kind of note to oneself – not written to be shared. But as I share these; I have mildly reworded some of them to align the context.
Nature carries the burden of all moods. Nature beholds all the life lessons. All the answers are out there in the open. All one needs to do is observe and decipher. This set of six three liners explores life through the lens of nature.
The choice to homeschool was an overwhelming experience for us. Kids were also confused about our decision. As it was rather tough to explain the decision, I ended up writing an ode to homeschooling, telling ourselves why we are doing what we are doing.
For some time now, almost every other IT company is buzzing the term – Agile! Buzzing – because I do not think that the Indian IT industry is ready to adopt Agile methodologies. My fear is that it may never gear up for this change.
The idea of Natural farming and its practice sounds like a piece of cake. Only after failing to make initial headway did we realize that it is quite like democracy. Just because an idea is good does not mean it will work!
Aarogya Setu was claimed to be our weapon against Covid19 but it failed to bridge the gap. We built many more bridges, including Co-Win, but still could not avoid the traffic jams. Thus creating an endless saga of what not to do.
What a mess this has been. So many souls one will never meet again. Almost everyone I know has lost someone in their first degree of contact. Can HE, the supreme leader, be solely blamed for this devastation? Five reasons why I do not think so!
I trust objectivity and rationality. I believe in scientific temperament, though I have my doubts about modern science. Though I like to claim that I am an atheist but technically I am an agnostic. I firmly believe that it is faith that moves the world.