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The current state of mainstream media(MSM) sucks, not just in India but world over. It is riddled with fake news, biased reporting, and crappy op-eds. Some examples – https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/26/us/politics/donald-trump-narendra-modi-india.html – tries to draw absurd and devious parallels between a “born … Continue reading
This is an awesome passage from one of Michael Sandel’s lecture which I want quote here – Philosophy is a distancing even debilitating activity. One of Socrates’s friends Callicles tries to talk him out of philosophizing. Callicles says that Philosophy … Continue reading
Answer by Anirudh Acharya: “There is no free lunch”. Nothing is free of cost. What one sentence can change the world if every human being would live by it?
This is what I had written about demonetization back in 2011 when the not-so-good idea was broached by Baba Ramdev – https://anirudhacharya89.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/democracy/ From all the stuff I read in the news, looks like the chaos I had anticipated was pretty accurate. I … Continue reading
Almost a year back I had watched this video of Rajesh Jain and Atanu Dey proposing the idea of a new constitution for India, of course this was a continuation of the Mission 272 that got the BJP elected in … Continue reading
Following are some of the charities and causes I prefer to contribute to. They deal with either education or preserving the environment/wildlife, causes I care about. I try to contribute on the occasion of Yugadi and Deepawali. I am thinking … Continue reading
There was once a monkey in a forest, which saw a fish swimming in a pond. It thought the fish was drowning, picked it up, put it on a tree and went around the forest claiming it saved the fish’s … Continue reading
★★★★☆ Source – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1821010921?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 The above book is a collection of essays that he wrote, so it is not a book as such but a collection of his articles. I first started reading about Ambedkar ~2011 from here – http://pragati.nationalinterest.in/wp…. It really … Continue reading
What is the difference between an M.Tech from an IIT and an M.S. from a top 50 US university for computer science?
This post was good and relevant to a few things I have to say about the Indian education system, so I thought I would cross post it onto my blog(it has been slightly edited to reflect my views) – This short … Continue reading