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For We Are Still Alive – Gender Inequality

For We Are Still Alive – Gender Inequality

Raising Awareness Inequality - an unfair, unequal state of two or more entity. There are several kinds of inequality we have to deal with in our day-to-day affairs such as, social inequality, economic inequality, gender inequality, racial inequality, participation inequality etc. Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender. … Continue reading For We Are Still Alive – Gender Inequality

Kinds of poetry

While searching for some info regarding forms of poetry, I found the list good enough-- clear and concise. They have included 'Ghazal' too ( I have doubts if Ghazals can be written in English) but, anyway, the list imparts a good overview about several terms regarding poetry. Here you go: ABC A poem that has … Continue reading Kinds of poetry

Haiku

There are various forms of poetry in different languages. "Haiku" is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme. " A haiku is not a poem, it is not literature; … Continue reading Haiku

Learning

There is the art of seeing, the art of learning, the art of listening, and the art of learning, never to be caught in the same pattern, or invent another pattern. The constant breaking down of patterns, the norms, the values, which doesn't mean living without any restraint. Society is now permissive. It doesn't mean that at all. This constant awareness of this pattern formation of the mind, and breaking it down, so that the mind is constantly aware, alert." ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti , The book of life

The Joy Of Finding Something Inspires Me

The Joy Of Finding Something Inspires Me

"We live in a peaceful world. If you want to achieve great things, however, you really have to think outside the box." ~ Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi, Nobel Laureate

Butterflies & Caiman

Butterflies & Caiman

This phenomenal photograph is captured by Mark Cowan. He has been honored with Special Commendation at the 2016 Royal Society Publishing photography competition for this remarkable wildlife photo, titled “Butterflies and caiman.” It shows a caiman in the Amazon wearing a crown of butterflies on its head. The butterflies were gathering on the caiman’s head to collect … Continue reading Butterflies & Caiman