Caste, Closure & Contagion

Caste is not the same thing as class or race. I argue that it’s better to think of it as a “closure system” rather than a hierarchy. A closure system is … what the heck, read the damn thing. Inspired by Christopher Alexander’s essay: “A City Is Not A Tree.”

Ninda Stuti

“Stuti”, pronounced “Sthuthi”, means “prayer/song”. “Ninda” means “blame/complaint.” A “ninda stuti” is essentially a prayer that’s also a bitchin’. It’s fun, really. God had it coming.