About finding and reading the Urdu writer Naiyar Masud.
Blog Category: Culture
On the strange hero of Valmiki’s psychological masterpiece.
How an Englishman went up a subcontinent and came down an Indian.
The American school system is broken. For God’s sake, stop fixing it.
Four-player God-minton. Sam Harris & Michael Shermer versus Jean Houston Deepak & Chopra over God’s existence. God abstains from judgment.
Reza Aslan and Sam Harris discuss religion and reason. Let’s hug it out, bitches.
A review of the sci-fi Tamil film “E”.
Is math dirrty? Bhaskaracharya’s great mathematics textbook Lilavati gets it absolutely right. Be prepared to get moist.
Miscegenation — racial mixing — is a recurring theme in Thackeray’s works. Strangely enough, the most obvious explanation is also a plausible one.
The tribhanga pose — contrapposto — is a very common feature of South-asian art. It has intriguing connections (and differences) with Greek conceptions of the ideal. This is a look at some of them.