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Inherent Bias

Is bias towards the “other” inherent in a community, or is it something which is built from the outside in? This is something we were discussing this Sunday. While our Sunday random jaunt did take us to some places across … Continue reading

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Traveller & Tourist

What’s the difference between these two? To many of us, these two are synonymous, but are they really? These two folks don’t seem to think so. And surprisingly, for once, they seem to agree. A tourist, according to these guys, … Continue reading

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Consciousness …

Following from the earlier post, heres a nice video, with Professor Russell Stannard, discussing the idea of consciousness, and the limits of scientific knowledge. There are some important questions here. While the theory of evolution describes the evolutionary requirement of … Continue reading

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Of Consciousness

The other day, these guys were discussing the topic of consciousness. Out of the jumble of sounds (that’s usually what their discussion sounds like … unintelligible sounds), emerged a discussion about the nature of consciousness and the relationship between consciousness … Continue reading

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The Narrative Continued

Continuing from the earlier post about the Pakistani narrative about Hindu-Muslim relations in the sub-continent, and the idea that Pakistan is the real inheritor of the legacy of the Mughals, where we had asked who you think we are referring … Continue reading

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Real Distance

A rather insteresting talk by noted journalist M. J. Akbar … and what these guys were talking about was one specific aspect of this talk. That of distance. As Mr. Akbar says, for India, USA is more a neighbour than … Continue reading

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Women’s Day

Heard these guys joking about the idea of Women’s Day … Their story is that every day is women’s day. For a son, every day is about listening to Mom. Women’s Day. For an elder brother, every day is about … Continue reading

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