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XENOPHOBIA–COLOUR

RColour Colour of skin, hair and eyes Colour of a passport and a flag Colour of prejudice Colour of perception Colour of superiority and snobbery Colour of money, of a credit card Colour of gold, platinum, diamonds, gems Colour that … Continue reading

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Xenophobia…Prof. N Natarajan

Xenophobia means a native’s dislike of or hatred for people from another country or region. Normally if you encounter a stranger when you are alone, it arouses in you a feeling of curiosity or insecurity. You tend to be cautious, … Continue reading

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PRINT MEDIA-THEN AND NOW NN

Once upon a time, newspapers were tame animals. They only doled out news items that were fed to them by news agencies. Newspapers from different business houses published identical news items sourced from PTI for domestic news and Reuters for … Continue reading

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UNPLUGGED–PN’s Take

This word came into my personal space when my son Jai Natarajan introduced me to Unplugged by Eric Clapton. Tears in Heaven was the song and it had a huge impact on my appreciation of music. In fact it rejigged … Continue reading

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The Virtues And Toxicities Of Popularity–PN’s Take

The minute this topic was suggested names and faces that flashed across my mind’s eye were Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Princess Diana from the world’s optics and  Jayalalitha, Hemamalini, Sridevi and many other Indian film stars…all women who have been hugely … Continue reading

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UNPLUGGED-I

By N.Natarajan Unplugged means a lot of things to to a lot of people. To me It means cutting out the noise around my thoughts. Eliminating distractions. Avoiding unnecessary frills. Suppressing the surround sound. Keeping functionality in focus.What was originally … Continue reading

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The virtues and toxicities of popularity–I

By Prof N Natarajan There are popular sayings too much of anything is harmful. Perhaps popularity falls under the category. Even nectar turns poisonous beyond a certain point.  Our daily experience shows that this applies to most good things of … Continue reading

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