Amartya Sen’s Freedom of Expression and Amnesia of Left

With the progress of time as the furor over India being lynchistan was getting settled, Indian left liberals are again enraged now as their freedom of expression is in danger. This time, the patriarch of Indian progressives, Amratya Sen’s freedom of expression is allegedly in danger. As per the media reports, a documentry titled ‘The ArgumentativeContinue reading “Amartya Sen’s Freedom of Expression and Amnesia of Left”

A Critique of Abrahamic Hindutva

Tufail Ahmad, who has gained prominence in last couple of years due to his criticism of Jihad and Islamic terrorism, has been talking about Abrahamic Hindutva lately. Although the definition of this term and its description wasn’t clear as he had restricted this term to conversations on Twitter, he has written an article today inContinue reading “A Critique of Abrahamic Hindutva”

False Causation: Confusing Symptoms With Cause

“Modernity: we go much, much better at explaining than understanding.” When Nassim Nicholas Taleb had written this around a week ago on his Facebook wall, he was elucidating one of the ubiquitous problems created by academia and media in the realm of understanding sociopolitical and economic events. Although there are several causes which are responsible for this terribleContinue reading “False Causation: Confusing Symptoms With Cause”

The Lost Pursuit of Knowledge

The Guru-Shishya tradition is while diminishing in every realm of knowledge after the Western education system was implemented, their has been erosion of the intrinsic value of knowledge simultaneously. During the course of history, knowledge wasn’t considered only a means to achieve an end but an end itself in Indian society at least. However, afterContinue reading “The Lost Pursuit of Knowledge”

Decrypting Contemporary Dhimmitude of Hindus

One of my friends had shared a link of DailyO article written by a civil rights activist regarding recent violence by Muslims in Bengal and asked to decrypt the dhimmitude which compels one to write such article. The basic idea of the article was, the violence by Muslims in WB is spontaneous, which can’t be equated withContinue reading “Decrypting Contemporary Dhimmitude of Hindus”