Left of Right, Right of Left and off-center

Talk of mixed perspectives. A few posts I made recently have set me thinking about how many of us supposedly neither right nor left political inclinations actually have swallowed a lot of left and right. The recent turning upside down of terrorism as an Islamic speciality by Hindutva enthusiasts provided many such opportunities to notice how we simply accept certain fiction as gospel truth – even atheists 😀 Some shining moments were when people who…

"Left of Right, Right of Left and off-center"

Terrorism in India

Image via Wikipedia B. Raman has written an outstanding summary of an apparently outstanding debate hosted by Barkha Dutt on the subject of Saffron terrorism. What I liked was his way of stating the perspectives of both sides in a factual manner, and pointing out some facts about Indian Muslims that often get overlooked as India becomes global and starts adopting a global opinion of Muslims. I have always thought of the Hindutva fanatics as…

"Terrorism in India"

India, Pakistan, and differences – hypothesis

I have been absent from this blog for quite some days related with my own learning journey. Been thinking a lot about all these India-Pakistan thingies. For all people  of the two countries, there is a perspective i’d like to share: Identity: Pakistan seems to still be in teenage rebellion mode when it comes to India and the world for that matter – seeking approval from the world, needing support, hating the supporters, the family…

"India, Pakistan, and differences – hypothesis"