The power of a picture to open minds.

I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what he was shooting turned out to be not just uniquely powerful, but also showed how…

A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?

It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% humidity…  Anyway, my heat-woes aside, I’m kicked to be sharing this with you folks something…

It’s A Stupider World.

I used to think maybe I was being mean or smugly-smart of a know-it-all or some such – but not so much anymore. Folks like me keep trying to give others the benefit of the doubt. We hope for the the best, we calmly try and discuss, we try and debate and converse and learn…

West Papua: Another example of a larger failing.

I’ve been reading bits and piece about this for some time and once again, it’s simultaneously remarkable that such actions exist even in todays more connected and enlightened world and that both the media and average people who have the world at their fingertips are either ignorant of it, in denial of it or just…

Rapists or Hateful Cultures? Who is worse?

Just read this article and had to share what came to mind. This is horrible, yet I cannot help but agree with the writer, the pain and not hiding it is the reason for looking at and knowing about things like this in our history – I have always felt that we humans need to…

Orwells India?

Disclaimer: The following is simply a statement of news and facts as best as I have seen them and not to be taken as an absolute gospel of the way things are – I cannot and do not know everything, just make observations on what I do know and try my best to stay informed…