John also has the responsibility to understand that people like their own kind of ‘peace’ and ‘civilization’, Satan is at best a philosophical idea, and if at all a Satan exists, he lives in and off the church.
Are learned men truly educated or do they always fall short of action in times of need?
A party’s rhetorics and manifesto for the upcoming elections can easily posit itself as the report card of its manifesto from the previous elections.
Why should a Member of Parliament get priority over a common citizen for admission to the AIIMS?
The timing of this book launch & panel discussion could not have been better. While…
In spite of a few shortcomings, this film succeeds in providing some cursory information to its audience about the life and times of Shastriji.
Never mind if they have not read a few books like you — if they have not acquired your tailor-made civilisation. What do these matter? But they are the backbone of the nation in all countries.
The second way to supplement the journey is the Karma-Kanda.
There is a concept of performativity in Social Science, where a victim or an oppressed has to ‘perform’ her oppression every time for her to assert her rights. A very simple example would be how a tribal has to prove her backwardness to the authorities to claim their entitled rights. In terms of literature, a women writer has to perform her feminism every time she writes, for there are questions too often which asks her about the ‘women’s perspective’ in her writing.
The unconventional bonds that the characters share with each other. While it’s hard to believe such irrational intimacy can exist, the poignancy in Andrew’s narration convinces you otherwise. The biggest and best of all surprises for me was the narrator.