Progress and Revolution

Note: I wrote this on my earlier blog hosted as https://pradx.wordpress.com. I recovered the text from the WayBack Machine. This post appeared on December 8, 2006 as per the permalink. I’m trying to collect here again all my old writings spread on various blogs. The following is an article in J. Krishnamurti’s Commentaries on LivingContinue reading “Progress and Revolution”

Space Projects

Note: I wrote this on my earlier blog hosted as https://pradx.wordpress.com. I recovered the text from the WayBack Machine. This post appeared on December 6, 2006 as per the permalink. I’m trying to collect here again all my old writings spread on various blogs. I am involved in a satellite project. It’s actually not suchContinue reading “Space Projects”

Seeing Experiment

Before reading the whole post, look at the theme header image and tell me what your first instantaneous reaction was. Done? Now read on. Shirin started this off. She wrote a post about seeing and believing and that got me thinking of doing a seeing experiment myself. The two are not connected. I asked twoContinue reading “Seeing Experiment”

Typhoon in the Philippines

Preetam Rai of Global Voices reports: Cathy Bythesea is asking her readers to help her collect a thousand bears for Bicol. Bicol region was badly hit by the typhoon Reming. “Stuffed toys have been known to be effective comfort givers in times of extreme stress and fear. To children, stuffed animals are more than toys,Continue reading “Typhoon in the Philippines”

India Together: SSA Review

Since the introduction of the central government’s Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) programme, enrolment numbers in schools have gone up. But how reliable and meaningful are the enrolment figures? Deepa A uncovers major indications of things having gone wrong in SSA’s quest for targets. India Together: New indicators needed to track SSA