Posts filed under ‘Society’

Origins of the Indian Caste System: Part – 1

I’m not going to talk about the vices of the caste system nor the oppression that arose from it. I will only be exploring the origins of the caste system. I may probably blog later about the impact of the caste system. I have used Hindu and Indian interchangeably throughout the post because, I haven’t had the time to explore the stratification of society in other religions (it does exist, from whatever little I have read) and most of the philosophical thought in modern India is still influenced by the Hindu philosophy. You are welcome to correct me, if I have taken too much liberty in quoting something not trustworthy or if I have erroneously made assumptions.


Continue Reading February 18, 2010 at 00:30 10 comments

Be the change you want see

We can change ourselves and the country. We need not do a full makeover overnight but, small steps each day by every individual would ensure that we see tangible results in the near future.

Continue Reading January 26, 2009 at 04:53 3 comments

Rest In Peace

May the brave soldiers, policemen and the civilians who lost their lives in the terror attacks rest in peace. Let us pray for their families to have the strength and courage to survive these difficult times.

Let us not waste their sacrifice. Let us make sure that we become the change that we want to see.

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November 30, 2008 at 06:43 6 comments

The moribund reality…

When, out of uttermost hopelessness — a miracle beyond the power of belief — will the light of hope dawn? A lonely man folds his hands and speaks: “God be merciful to thy poor soul, my friend, my Motherland!”

Continue Reading September 22, 2008 at 14:55 14 comments

Religious vocabulary

Something, is definitely fucked up! when you talk about religion and terrorism in the same sentence. So, let’s get somethings right shall we? Let us not add more fuel to the already burning pyre of Indian diversity and religious tolerance.

Continue Reading September 16, 2008 at 07:16 8 comments

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