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Why India can have more feminists than individualists

Why India can have more feminists than individualists

Society
-Sharon Susan Koshy   In India, discrimination against women is two-fold, sometimes, three-fold. Her identity against which discrimination is prevalent comes along with factors like caste, religion, and language, besides their gender. Individualists and egalitarians' focus on an appeal against freedom constraints tend to be concentrated on a big pot of issues which more or less tend to be related to in terms of the self. Feminists look at discriminatory charges and issues with the collective gender-lens which makes the matter close to heart as opposed to reacting against every case of violation of individual freedom. In almost all cases, it is not one particular kind of discrimination at play, but shades and colors of several others. This intersectionality that Hill Collins ...
Finding Buddha’s Middle way in Educational policy and practice

Finding Buddha’s Middle way in Educational policy and practice

Society
-Ben Geoffrey The modern challenge is simply to incorporate the best of modernity and our ancient practices, in the field of education is to incorporate the best of modern university system of education and ancient gurukul teacher-student personalized system. The definition of the usage of terms will become clear as we go along. I choose to write this article as a story teller rather than it being boring academic prose. The face off #1 – Modern Education vs Ancient Education Nobody in the ancient world spent so much money or time or traveled 50 miles a day to learn what they had to do for their livelihood. Knowledge of a particular trade was based on within the family itself, as a child watched a father practice a trade the child learnt his trade and practiced it much
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