Where the mind is without fear

In a world where democracy and freedom of expression is continuously being challenged, Rudra and I were discussing the relevance of Tagore’s poem. He was kind enough to recite it for me here. The words speak for themselves. A poem that was written in 1900 continues to be ever relevant.

My (and probably BR’s) obsession with Georgekutty!

I am not sure whether I have guessed it right but my favourite film reviewer Baradwaj Rangan has some sort of obsession with the character of Georgekutty (played by Mohanlal) from the Malayalam film series Drishyam. His passion in talking about this film and its characters are infectious. I watched Drishyam 2 playing on Amazon…

Treat yourself with empathy

Self-criticism, self-introspection and humility are all very good traits, however in my experience it should not come at the cost of self-discounting an individual achievement. What is achievement? Achievement is a thing done successfully with effort. If we understand that and have realistic definition of achievement in our minds, we can buy a lot of…