It was good, while it lasted

C: Hey it’s been a while since we conversedH : Yes, I have been quite appalled by the news I keep reading and wanted to be aloneC: What news could have such an impact on a nihilist/absurdist such as you?H: Have you read about the alleged rape & murder of a 9 years old Dalit […]

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What’s your choice : Eternal Vigilance or Eternal Indifference??

Democracy is a living organismIt grows faster when people careIt deteriorates when they don’tIt thrives when citizens are informedIt struggles when they’re ill-informedWe don’t expect a child to growIf we feed it once every 5 yearsBut we expect democracy to growJust ‘coz we vote on election dayEconomic system drove us away from politicsConsumerism made us […]

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The Curse

You clap when you’re asked to You light lamps when you’re asked to From comforts of your living room Order food online Watch movies online Complain about migrant workers Spreading infection to remote parts You pick up fights When someone points out flaws You’re willing to pay 1000s You’re willing to cut corners You jump […]

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Democrac(z)y

C: Hey, I have something to discuss with you. You have time? H: Not much, but still go ahead C: I was wondering whether average people really care about Democracy. H: I hope so. Do you think otherwise? C: Yes, I think people care least about their country being a democratic one or an authoritarian […]

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Demand More

From government Demand universal healthcareDemand free educationDemand social security netDemand equitable growthDemand free & fair criminal justice systemDemand Free speechDemand Right to DissentDemand Right to be left aloneDemand following the constitution & make amendments when neededDemand building a state/country that trusts science and is rational From Party in power (Never call ruling party : They […]

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Weekly Highlights

Stream of consciousness We live in an era, where one state’s access to high speed internet has been denied for a year and a half and no one seems to care. Source We live in an era, where a Parliamentary democracy is made to look deliberately as a Presidential style (read authoritarian/totalitarian). How can one […]

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Where do you stand ?

Caste based ReservationEconomic reservation Welfare politicsIncome Tax cuts Farm loan waiverCorporate loan waive off 100 Day job guaranteeHome Loan interest rate cuts Cabbies asking for little extraBargaining with small vendors People rushing to get home b4 lock down by BusPeople rushing to get home b4 lock down by Air Despising whites when treated as black […]

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