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Digressive thoughts on paying attention

paying attention

I was a little distracted yesterday and someone kept telling me to ‘pay attention’. So lost was I that instead of getting my mind back to the topic at hand, I got fixated on the idea of attention and started wondering what it was.

I remember reading somewhere that attention is ‘concentrated consciousness’. Does that mean consciousness is a quantity and not a quality? If consciousness is, as some…

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The West and Modi

The West and Modi

The West and Modi

Article by Minhaz Merchant on how Modi has become trouble for vested interests in the West and how they employ faux liberals in India to further their cause.

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Why the West finds Modi’s rise inconvenient

Why the West finds Modi’s rise inconvenient

Why the West finds Modi’s rise inconvenient

On why the death of numberless Iraqis is never called a “genocide” and why the West becomes greatly concerned with India’s Muslims every time there is an election.

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Separatism and the Indian way

Separatism and the Indian way

From the earliest of days, India’s way of dealing with the world has not changed. We have had, as our first and most important priority, the need to keep India one country.

Indians never attacked foreign countries for riches. Most of India’s wars were limited to internal squabbles — kingdoms attacking each other for larger shares of the sub-continent. The idea behind this was simple. Even though…

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On being shameless

Have you noticed how the whole shameful-shameless equation makes no sense? A shameless person, by definition, is without any shame. Now, shameless may not be a swearword, but as far as I know, it is definitely not a compliment. Oddly, nor is the concept of shame.

By that logic, if shame is an undesirable, shouldn’t shameless be the opposite?

The word shame is many times alternatively used for…

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The universal origin story

Finding the father

I recently watched a TED talk by Shekhar Kapurin which he talked about the urge to tell stories. Kapur said that we tell stories to fill the gaps in our understanding of the universe. For example, it is perhaps impossible for a human mind to fathom the ends of the universe, or the idea of a singularity, or the nature of how the universe came into existence. We are simply too small to be able to…

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