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Posts relevant to India as a whole or India in general, or the common man’s understanding of India, or… you get the idea…

Indian regional languages distribution
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Politics & Political Commentary

Similarities and influences with Pakistan

The 10th Anniversary of 9/11 came and went and everyone has on their minds the big question of terrorism. India is no stranger to terrorism, though we started calling it so mostly post 9/11. Till then, blasts were blasts and the perpetrators were militants. Then, we found a parallel with what we suffered in what […]

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Indian regional languages distribution
Hindutva
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Politics & Political Commentary
Radicalization

Breivik's killing spree and ideological stuff

Not really a post,  some thoughts. Beginning with saying that this was a gruesome mass murder and act of terrorism. I applaud the response of democracy from Norway. That said, this incident brings into stark relief some of the worst prejudices as the world and country. Many assumed that it was an Islamic attack. Few […]

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Sad face on tree stump
Environment
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Politics & Political Commentary

Tribals in India

Some thoughts around tribals in India, and their relative political abandonment. Trying to look at the psychological influences on behaviour and what is possible to address that which is not working. A little hurried, because time is a big issue these days, but I’d like to share these thoughts. Also a comment on the thought […]

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tricolor landscape
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Politics & Political Commentary
Religion and Phiosophy

Intolerance

Intolerance. Intolerance of intolerance. Intolerance of both kinds of intolerance. Trying to find words… just deep sorrow. Doesn’t matter who is right or wrong… so much rejection. What is the use “winning” with such ideas if no matter who wins, half the country is left behind? The promise of freedom becoming a war for sole […]

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