Age of Discord: Neo-Malthusianist rhetoric of the overproduced pseudo-elites

In the year 2018, 3700 PhD and 28,000 post-graduate degree holders only in one state of India applied for grade D job that requires minimum eligibility of Class V. In another state Maharashtra, Mphil and postgraduates applied for menial jobs alongside school dropouts in 2016. On other hand, a cut-throat contest for high-end civil services…

Threshold of Expertise

I love to learn two sides of the coin. What if my opinion is wrong? How much I have grasp over the subject? Out of many labels, Political Left and Right are kicking around everywhere on the internet, with more and more radicalization, even in everyday life. Very interestingly I observe people who identify themselves with a…

Pedophrasty: New age tool to check rational discourse

With the advent of the social media age, professions like “influencers” and “social justice warriors” lured many youngsters with the perception of easy fame and money. The temptation of “Greta syndrome” has seduced many. Not surprisingly political vultures have found them as tool to build a strong political presence like social media influencers were once…

Robert Caldwell and the dawn of a mythical victimhood

“divide et impera” typical tactics used in politics to break up a large population to many so that it will be easier for the ruling elites to manipulate and dodge possible rebellions against the power structures in the long run. It was a very potent tool for colonial imperialism and evangelism in many continents to…

Curious cases of Socio-Economic Heritability and Equity

Last week an Indian newspaper published a brief report investigating the people who topped the central board exams between the years 1996 and 2005 and what they are doing in life now. The journalist Ritika Chopra commented on the stats that there lies a connection between academic achievement and privilege as none of the 86…

So-called Opposition, Hypocrisy and Unemployment

PM Narendra Modi turned 70 last week! Surely a day to celebrate a moderate social democrat and populist strongman running the most centralized government India has seen in decades. Netizens saw him as a sensible economic reformer and bestowed an overwhelming mandate across the nation in the 2014 general election. It shifted the Overton window…