The fear of imperfection, atelophobia, is an epidemic our society is currently facing.
We want a phone with top end specifications, reliable brand, excellent camera and so on. How many of us care about the mines and miners’ conditions, from which the important minerals used in our phones come? The documentary ‘Blood in the mobile’ opened up my mind about transparency and companies’ laws.
Have you wondered why many Indians talk to each other in English instead of the Indian language? What is India? India the country is comparable to Europe the continent. The largest democracy, of 1.27 billion Indians, is an amalgamation of diverse cultures and more than 2.000 ethnic groups. According to ‘SIL International’, there are 461 distinct languages (1.000+ dialects). 70 different scripts (some scriptless - like Kodava) are in existence with no national language (that’s right: we do not have a national language). There is a very high chance two Indians don’t speak the same language hence converse in English.
I am Raghu Rajappa, a master’s student at the TU/e. I am full time inside the computer and part time outside. My heart and passport are Indian. By way of life, I am Philomath.
To express my thoughts to you, I have chosen Cursor. While some articles are written in a jocular mood, others are intended to expand your mind while I go through the same.