The Big Data Bluff

Michel Foucault taught us how modernity made us subjects by subjecting us to diciplinary regimes. All these displinary regimes operated by confining individuals. Power was mainly exercised on the body of the individual. Modernity trived on instuitions that became spaces of confinement. Foucault studies prisons, hospitals, mad houses etc. He declared that modernity produced disciplinary societies. Gilles Deleuze teaches...

Thinking Silence

Have we lost silence? Silence opens us to sense, think, read, write and speak. Silence stands outside our thought as well as enable us to sense it. But a loss of silence can afflict our thinking. We sense and think in silence but cannot preserve it. There is negativity at the heart of silence. We cannot fully absorb it...

Repressive Tolerance

We experience a ruptured existence in our country. The rupture is harsh and decisive. Our silence seems to have become repressive tolerance. It appears that we are immersed in a intensely consecrated moment which manifests our heartless coldness as Indians. There is heinous violence around us brewed by a politics of hate and fear. Unfortunately, it appears that some...

GREETINGS

Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao