Metaphysics

Politics & Political Commentary

So what just happened in the name of #Saubhagya?

This will be a short post of mostly relief. Modi planning to address the country has become a cause for some alarm and ridicule. Absurd tags were doing the round for days before today “guessing” what the Prime Minister would announce today. Turned out to be something of a damp squib. Thankfully. I don’t think […]

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National

#ChennaiRains #ChennaiFloods #ChennaiRainsHelp Volunteer database

Here is a list of people who have volunteered with the relief work in the Chennai floods. Volunteers are listed by areas as well as nature of assistance that they can offer. If you are listed and can no longer volunteer, please leave a comment. If you are not listed, but would like to volunteer, […]

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Democracy

kavitha, a story of hope and despair

I met kavitha during my visit to Pandharkawada village, Yavatmal district, Vidarbha  This is the story of Kavitha, who is a mother, a babhi, a daughter, a wife, a homemaker, now a farm widow turned farmer in the #suicide capital of India, Vidarbha and she is just 27 years of age. Despite the gravity of […]

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What we pay attention to, grows. Or not.

My friend Haresh Raichura wrote an interesting post on the power of attention to magnify things. You can read it here: New Laws of Science about Which We Are Not Ready Even To Listen Apart from it being a subject of my interest, it mixed several concepts to come up with ideas that were worth […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Religion and Phiosophy

Dynamics of power

Some observations that I have seen with power and people in any group. Attention is power. If you forget this, you can’t understand the rest of this page. Everybody wants power. Including those who say “I don’t care”. It is an instinct, not a multiple choice question. Without this, you wouldn’t have a survival instinct, […]

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