Thought Factory

Of Gender Divide

Since the creation of Eve from Adam’s rib, the human rib on gender issues has not stopped tickling. Left no wiser since Biblical times, the issue remains burning and ...

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In August's Company

This columnist may have missed out on the action for August but what a month it's been! We opened our column with Drishyam, which found remake in several Southern languages...

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Initiating A Dialogue Toward Inclusive Identities

“When was the first time you realised that you were a boy or a girl?”
This was one of the initial questions asked to ten year ol...

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Aversion To Androgyny

Man’s contempt for that which he cannot understand is well documented throughout recorded history. Witch hunts, crusades, holy wars, inquisitions, imperialism and civ...

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SUSTAINABILITY V/S EYEBALLS

It’s incredibly shocking when in the midst of a serious discussion among family and friends about what one can do to make our world a better place to live in for all,...

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Making Sustainability Tangible – An Oxymoron or a possibility?

“If tomorrow’s business leaders don’t “get” sustainability, then the chances of a sustainable tomorrow are slim.”
Sustainability, l...

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Environment, Development And The Paradox Of Progress

The wisdom of ancients was cast in proverbial stone when the Atharva Veda extolled believers to worship the environment, and consequently immortalized the message of preser...

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The Subdued Whispers Of Posterity In Fallout

The world stood still as J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb quoted from a passage of the Bhagvad Geeta where Krishna reveals himself to Arjuna “I ha...

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Years Of Living Dangerously: Merchants Of Doubt hiding An Inconvenient Truth

The Climate Change debate has been active for close to thirty years now. James E Hansen was the first scientist to expose to dangers of climate change when he decided to of...

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Apathy, Waste And The Rhetoric Of Concern

Rafi Nagar, Deonar, Mumbai
April 2012

The auto-rickshaw stopped at the corner of the narrow road. A large mound of garbag...

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August 22 2017

SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell....

August 22 2017

Mosquito Maladies

The days when malaria could be called a fatal disease are past now, but we still have...

August 22 2017