“Age of Anger: A History of the Present” 

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-authors/Modi%E2%80%99s-rise-leaves-no-space-for-elite-complacencies-Pankaj-Mishra/article17103313.ece

WOW! An Italian professor of communication, living in Tamil Nadu, interviewing an Indian public intellectual… 

Pankaj Mishra – I should follow this guy! 

Reminds me of the book on Nihilism I read recently… 

We desperately need the birth of a new political spirituality! 

What could be the role of the church in this context of crisis?? 

Anatomy of a protest: An on-ground account of the jallikattu agitation on Marina Beach – The Hindu

http://www.thehindu.com/society/Anatomy-of-a-protest/article17102887.ece

Superb article! Concise, clear & informative, therefore enjoyable…

How can law & order be maintained during such a mass spontaneous, democratic movement??

Compare with the Arab Spring & Occupy Wall Street.

Does protecting & promoting local culture also mean that one should be against globalization?

Heed this 67 year old tryst

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/Heed-this-67-year-old-tryst/article17093837.ece

Being a Christian is much much more (& maybe even other) than just love, joy & peace…!

A supremacist is just the public face of a narcissist, right?

The faith & hope of (some great) Indians in (a presently not-so-great) India, is truly awe-inspiring!

The opposite of reflective listening is projective speaking (sublimewe)!

Tamil Nadu’s untenable Act on Jallikattu

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/Tamil-Nadu%E2%80%99s-untenable-Act-on-Jallikattu/article17093830.ece

Compare this with the sacrificing of human lives for the sake of preserving culture/heritage, in a movie like “Monument Men”.

What exactly is the physical harm done to the bulls during the sport?

Is this a classical case of aesthetics Vs. ethics?