The personal is political

Friday, January 22, 2010

There must be a truthful disclosure of facts but is truth relative?

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Thursday, January 7, 2010

I party and have fun but don't enjoy itif my spouse is having fun or the

world is partying. So I have a different yardstick for myself and a different one for the world. That fair? Or is the personal supposed to be different from the political? Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

The otherwise forsaken relatives were visited by my folks every year until

they shot to name and fame. Now we are forsaken, but where are they? Experience and exposure to human behaviour of this sort is a great teacher. It tells you that name and fame can be synonymous with the divide between the personal and the political and that yet the political can shape the personal. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

I believe that one should be true to oneself and to one's family

But can one be that way and untrue to the world? Will not that element of 'untrue'ness creep in the home front? Conversely, if one is untrue to his family members, will not that reflect in his public life? What say? Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

From a person who was ...to a nobody...

From a person who was specially cared for and loved by mother and father and friends and someone, I have transitioned into a nobody abandoned sidelined excluded deserted forgotten. Can I then love and care truly selflessly dedicatedly without expecting returns like I did before? Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

When I moved out of home, they said it was not done for a young girl to be

out of home at such a young age. But I did go out on a conviction spree and would have fought my way through if anyone put restrictions on me. Now there is this Sanatan Sanstha which inspires people to get out of home and "dedicate" themselves and people say they do it by hypnosis. Parents of these... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Is researching oneself possible?

Is researching oneself possible? Or can one get as far as writing an auto-biography? Just a question that went fleetingly through my mind. Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 16, 2009

What does the Personal is Political mean?

My blog "personal is political' has through the different posts over time conveyed different meanings of the above expression. But I was reading an article on the BLOG on wordpress of Feminist 101 and I realised that the origins of this expression are basically in an assumption that the personal... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

If I take advantage of someone's vulnerability. But in public I cry hoarse

about people taking advantage of other people's vulnerability. It's obvious I don't mean what I say in public, and it's obvious then that I don't understand the implications of such a behaviour for my own sense of humanity. What say? Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, September 4, 2009

When winter comes, can spring be far behind? I've said this to so many

people and yet when I go through a bad time, I am so anxious wondering if I will ever see the light at the end of the tunnel...Isn't that two different personalities at work? Sign in to see full entry.

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