Category: Philosophy

Mainu Ki!

When we pass thru a market place and come across a beggar, a weak sounds resonates the ears “Allah Ke Naam Pe De De” . Listening to this, we murmur ourselves “Mainu Ki!”. How...

Some people live as if they’re already dead…

If one enters into the archetype of Easter, viewing the Resurrection story as great mytho-poetry, there is no conflict with scientific paradigms and language games. It’s only when religions assert their propositional truth (ex. the creationist dogma), literally that they embark on a collision course with science.

Dr. (Miss) Yougindra Khushalani

Essays on the Concept: “RIGHT TO LIVE” / Homage to Yougindra Khushalani

life is not simply the antithesis of death, but rather a period of time during which every human being should be able to develop fully in dignity and in enjoyment of the respect of others. This was the profound conviction, imbued with humanity and solidarity with the most vulnerable among us, that inspired Yougindra Khushalani, an eminent Indian lawyer and Vice President of the Association of International Consultants on Human Rights (CID)

The Choice / Vanisha Uppal

The most difficult family member and the adorable one both influence our lives in some way. We adopt some qualities of each one of them, which quality? Is an individual choice.

Madness as a Construct / Raj Ayyar

So often, esp. in South Asia and elsewhere, madness is seen as a stigma, a permanent condition of an unfortunate few that are not ‘normal’. ‘Madness’ as a construct, rather than a hushed-up essential...