Feelings or rather gut feeling and intuition is something i believe that guides us to be passionate about something to stand up for something.
But inorder to make people change their minds in our favour, only reason seems to work. Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein explain how and why with apt examples
Back after a hiatus to post what has enchanted me enough to store it as a memory here.
Just finished watching an incredible movie – Ship of Theseus
Esp loved this chant
Learnt a damn cool phrase today.. Emotional Correctness
A short informative and useful video series which shows how emotions work in our psyche. the gifts they bring and the questions we need to ask to understand their purpose.
Always lurrrrve Karla McLaren‘s interpretations.
Regressive Indian Laws !!
“It (Indian Supreme Court) just told the world, the United Nations and the western media that while predators, rapists and the corrupt roam our streets freely, law enforcers with handcuffs dangling from their waists in the largest democracy will be on the lookout for adults who wish to have consensual “unnatural sex”. It just reminded the world that India is an intolerant and regressive state where liberal opinions are not welcome and modernity is a facade.”
For now, wisdom seems to come only out of the mouth of babes
Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo’s Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated (Click to read entire story)
I’m always used to silver lining theproblems of other people and mine too.
Sometimes things are as bad as they seem. And a sympthathetic response doesnt help. Instead we need to feel the pain along with the loved one, give them a bear hug and thank them for letting you know. Thats all.
Someone on FB responded with another video emphasizing this again
Imagine growing up with this baggage. Every single time you get your period and particularly once you’re over the age of twenty-three, your mother/grandmother/aunts and other womenfolk in your family lament the non-existence of your children. They argue that having a uterus and a healthy menstrual cycle means you must have children and ‘settle down’ because it’s your duty to bear children and settle into a domesticated life. It’s incredible, the sense of righteousness that society has, in informing women about their ‘sacred duty’ simply because of a natural bodily occurrence.
Do teenaged boys dealing with the embarrassment of ‘wet dreams’ get bombarded with well meaning advice on being a father? Then why are women subjected to it?
Read the whole article : The Baggage of Goddess Power
As more people are becoming averse to religion, it appears much more are seeking it desperately. A little too desperately it would seem.
This Guy Impersonated A Religious Guru And Got Away With It