The AVATAR Dharamasankata: Colonization, Modernity, and Pope Francis – Barefoot@Niyamagiri

This blog looks at choices ahead of the human race in terms of its very existence and living with nature. It questions the very intent of our survival including how we interpret our scriptures.

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The Hero’s Journey in the clutches of Market Capitalism: Where has the magic gone?

  In the past few weeks, I have been mulling over the sheer paucity of mono-myths or the hero’s quest that used to energize people – the old, the young, the men and women around me. It is almost as if the inner realm of magical unfolding has dried up, leaving us, at best, feeling […]

Bye Bye Wholesomeness, Hello Homo economicus, I think I gonna be ‘linked-in’ now …

This blog is about transactional and extractive networks that are encouraged in lieu of human connects and networks. It explores how Homo economicus contributes to this trend in Indian society, as well as hides many evil and shadows including instrumentality, xenophobia, and racism