The personal is political

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Caring for someone and yet disagreeing with them on views is not

problematic, what is problematic is if you preach galore about care and then completely discard someone and don't care for him or her when the responsibility is on you to do so and you can do it but won't Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

If I have a different sexual orientation, I should know from my experience

that the world does not respect difference and it takes an effort to be accepted. Yet when I myself don't respect difference in other aspects, such as disrespecting someone from a minority community or from a migrant community, there is cause for concern. Because somewhere it is reflecting a dual... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Deception with words at home is as good or bad as deception in public life.

We carry through our traits wherever we go and our conduct in the one stream, public or private, influences our conduct in the other stream. Imagine a family member agreeing to a decision because the way it has been represented, it seems like something else. Similarly imagine Parliament taking a... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 21, 2011

I don't like someone but just cos i don't like him or her doesn't mean I

have to say all the bad things about her. There is good in the worst of us and bad in the best of us. This is something we are constantly ignoring in our everyday personal lives. There is too much of demonising of persons and communities going on, so we are often a little lost. There is no... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Reaching out according dignity to labour even if it means doing a task that

is not commensurate with one's position in the hierarchy is laudable, depending on the context in which it is done. If it is the job of another person to do that work, then you cannot be doing it all the time, except on some rare occasion, cos you would be impinging on his or her work or rendering... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Make that difference with the content of your food.

can making a difference be so mundane as making a change in your food habits? It probably can. What you choose to eat can determine what is grown. What is grown can determine what land is acquired for what and who is displaced for what. By 'you', I mean the many 'you's. That can surely make a... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 7, 2011

I helped an old person step down from the bus, but I don't even think twice

about the old man at home who needs help to move around? is this double standards? Or is the public action for public image? or is the latter more demanding cos it's all the time? Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

I am like a bead...(one more ABC poem)

a bead can deal evenly for going high in jewellery king like maybe not on prestige qua rest sans trouble unless veering westward xenophobic yet zealous. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

How personal can we get in interviews/ is that about testing our ability to

control the minds of the persons we hope to employ? Sometimes people ask questions which literally invade into a person's privacy. On the other hand, in their own homes, they will keep issuing fiats about how all that happens inside the family must be kept under wraps. Double standards, isn't it? Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Fight for your rights, we tell others, and others wonder why then we don't

fight for our own rights. if we believe rights are to be fought and do not fight for rights of someone out of charity, then we should hold the same approach when it comes to our own rights being violated, isn't it? Sign in to see full entry.

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