Category Archives: Dialogues

The universe is not just queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can ever suppose

– Prabhakar. Our perception is based on our ecological past that evolved in a world that was relevant to us; hence in realms beyond our every day life (e.g. microscopic, macroscopic, multidimensional, quantum or relativistic worlds) we are left with … Continue reading

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‘what is wrong with design education in India’

(A recent exchange between Jinan and me on ‘design’ – naveen ) Jinan: Dear friends I am sharing some thoughts on what is wrong with design education in India. Do respond when you find time. This question of ‘what is wrong … Continue reading

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Healing the Split

– Naveen . This question of ‘activism’ and ‘right action’ is becoming increasingly important for me these days, as I stand at life’s cross roads and contemplate what path to take forward. I’ve been volunteering for many ‘social change’ activities … Continue reading

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Educating poor kids

– Partha . After having spent a year at home, not being involved in any activities involving monetary gain (popularly called as sitting jobless at home), almost every week I meet someone who suggests that I do some ‘social service’ … Continue reading

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Question from No Impact Man

– Partha . No Impact Man, the dude from New York, has this question in his blog : In search of a unifying theory of all our problems “When you look at the climate problem and the difficulties we have dealing … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Knowing

– Manasi . Lately I’ve been realising that the human mind lives within the fundamental delusion that it can know and comprehend everything, yes everything. This is the fundamental arrogance of the ‘I’, the attitude that we can design the best … Continue reading

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Religion and Spirituality

Monthly mail from Navadarshanam for Sep ’09. Please read Ananthu ji’s clarifications below first to avoid mis-communication. ——— Dear friends, These days, many people are making dire predictions that the next War (perhaps in the form of a nuclear holocaust) … Continue reading

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