Any analysis of failure will sure throw up a pattern of repetitive mistakes. A series of such mistakes eventually causes the undoing of any active enterprise. Even in our lives, sufferers are found to be repeating similar kind of mistakes over and over again – giving rise to the idea of vice. Because the cause […]Read More A Contrarian View On Vice
It is said that an artist is never satisfied with reality and thus is born the need to imagine, to create characters and images that do not exist in the real world. Artistic creations are experienced internally within the deeper recesses of our mind. Some may call it a way to escape from the dull throb of […]Read More With Augmented and Virtual Reality we’re on the inside now
This bridge is not taut. Definitely not taut enough for one of the longest in the country. Whenever any automobile bumps over the metal girders that connect any two concrete blocks, multiples of which make up the whole bridge, it shakes and around the middle it wobbles. Once a couple who were standing there for […]Read More Stage Innovator
It’s a fabulous mix- up of various themes. That much is too obvious to need counting off. But there is the obedient camera in there which as a friend of mine once remarked “almost makes you follow the story and its nuances.” It’s for the ‘perpetually distracted’ young people then. (Quotes because following virtual world […]Read More Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virute Of Ignorance) is the new story. Explain?
In his speech, ‘Why I am not a Christian,’ Bertrand Russell conjured up an image of Earth’s distant future by pointing to the barren surface of moon. Dry and empty of life and all that can possibly give it (life) a new lease. Just a ball of rock swirling aimlessly. Intellectuals agree on this possibility. […]Read More Interstellar: Christopher Nolan’s evolved and Godless version Kubrick’s Odyssey
Faraan Tarique Trade imbalance, the excess of imports over exports, a perpetual irritant to many financial pundits and industrialists, has made India the second largest contributor to global demand as per the international trade data of the last five years and on the larger canvas of factors conducive to global economic growth, “it’s the countries […]Read More “Growth is not God given” – Arvind Virmani
For the slum dwellers of Vishalakshi Thottam hope lies in political agency. “We need to build local structures to help ourselves,” says the 25 years old Mohandas who heads the DMK’s local office. The youth of the area have fast learned the importance of political connections but they also understand that there is no alternative […]Read More Slums of Chennai: Vishalakshi Thottam