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World Order by Henry Kissinger

I picked up this book to learn about Diplomacy and Foreign Relations. It was a fascinating read, and it provided me with many interesting insights into the world of Global Politics. I have read Deterring Democracy by Noam Chomsky, and in many ways, this book is the polar opposite of that book. This book elucidates… Continue reading World Order by Henry Kissinger

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India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha

'India after Gandhi' by Ramchandra Guha is an account of Indian history after Independence from colonial rule. It starts with topics like the integration of the princely states, and the mass migration of Hindus into India from Pakistan post-partition and concludes with the rise of the BJP as the pre-eminent party in Indian politics, displacing… Continue reading India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha

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India’s Founding Moment : The Constitution of a Most Surprising Democracy by Madhav Khosla

I wanted to learn about the conception of the Indian Constitution. I found this book which explored the major predicaments faced by the constituent assembly and the thought process behind the structure of the constitution. It is an interesting book that explores the dilemmas faced by the founding fathers while writing a constitution for a… Continue reading India’s Founding Moment : The Constitution of a Most Surprising Democracy by Madhav Khosla

Poetry

Legacy

Years later, when the internet is unrecognizable,Your thoughts would still occupy a tiny crevice,A corner, you may circle back to,To look back at who you were,and trace how you've changed. By some chance, if you were to become famous,Curious people would visit to see your early work,Either to appreciate the past you,Or to look for… Continue reading Legacy

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Contrasting Slavoj Zizek with Jordan Peterson

I first watched Slavoj Zizek when he debated Jordan Peterson in ‘The debate that was not’. Most of the debate was Slavoj and Jordan discussing their commonalities than actually debating on their differences. Yet as personalities both these individuals are starkly different.   Slavoj challenged a few of Jordan Peterson’s rules, especially about personal responsibility.… Continue reading Contrasting Slavoj Zizek with Jordan Peterson