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The Great Charlie Hebdo Gamble

In publishing the material they did, the editors at Charlie Hebdo either misread the context or were fully aware of the risk they were incurring and felt it was worth taking.

Beyond Grief

Recent incidents around the world remind us that we will not be able to limit violence till we internalise the norm of individual civil rights and accept the sanctity of the human body.

Labour Pains

Midnight’s children, born in the middle of the 20th century, have to cope with a radically different time in which the young refuse to grow up and the old refuse to fade away.

Requiescat

We need to stand up and be counted as “everywhere/The ceremony of innocence is drowned;/The best lack all conviction, while the worst/Are full of passionate intensity”.

Time, the World and the Word

Enjoying literature for its own sake often becomes difficult as fiction’s windows change even as the landscape of the world remains familiar.
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