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Understanding Hate

Plugged int Hater Doris Lessing had an interesting notion about hatred. In her novel, ‘The Four-gated City’, she writes, “you discover hatred is a kind of wavelength you can tune into…plugged into Hater.” If hate was the faint cosmic microwave background (the annoying radio waves that your hear as static on radio or see as

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Who pulled the trigger?

“Yeh lo azadi (take your freedom)”. Saying so, the 19-year-old pulled the trigger on peaceful protestors.  Incidentally, it was the martyr’s day – 30th January 2020. On this day 72 years ago, a Hindu fundamentalist had killed Mahatma Gandhi. History certainly rhymes – both criminal acts were perpetrated by majoritarian fanatics against people fighting for

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