came to my mind the first when I sat down to write this essay. We live on a small planet in an inexhaustible universe. Life is not easy here. Disappointment and failure, loss and fear, pain and illness, doubt and death. These are all part and parcel of living and even those who have escaped poverty couldn’t find a getaway from them. But what makes life worthwhile is Love – to love and to be loved. And section 377 is a weapon against Love. In India, as in every country in the world, there exist a small
not provide sufficient information regarding free choices available to people, such as lifestyle choices or leisure time available. Nonetheless, income gaps can be a good proxy to understand issues of equitable distribution in societies. In this essay, I explore the content of both “capabilities” and “equal opportunities” from a philosophical point of view and assess how income gaps can be related to inequalities in opportunities and capabilities.
more or less indisputable today. The roots of theatre in India are ancient and deep-seated. Theatrical expression of some kind or the other has been since primitive and mythic times, an integral part of Indian life. Our knowledge about the initial, primitive stage of theatrical activity in India is very meagre. However one can safely say that theatre in India as in Greece was deeply embroiled with religion and the theatrical activity in India as in other cultures “began with primitive, magical, religious
Woman: God’s second mistake? Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, who regarded ‘thirst for power’ as the sole driving force of all human actions, has many a one-liners to his credit. ‘Woman was God’s second mistake’, he declared. Unmindful of the reactionary scathing criticism and shrill abuses he invited for himself, especially from the ever-irritable feminist brigade. The fact and belief that God never ever commits a mistake, brings Nietzsche’s proclamation dashingly down into the dust bin