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BAREFOOT TO OLD AGE. WILL THAT BE HOW OUR KIDS FACE THE TWILIGHT OF LIFE?

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Some movies make you cry a lot and finally take you to a feel-good world.  A reward you deserve for pinning your hopes on a happy ending.  That's exactly what will not happen with 'Barefoot to Goa'.
It will wrench your heart.Turn hope to despair. Bring possibility to an abyss.Reward repair with regret.And hit longing with death. Death, the monopolist dictator, the all-winning truth, the uncertain certainty, the full stop to life's breath. A full stop to the world that could have been...


A world of grandparents and grandchildren.  A world full of stories, pampering, sweet and sour candies, innocent gifts and genuine love.  A meeting of generations skipping over 30 years.  The last window to witness a way of life for both sides.  A window that's closing for more and more of us.  It is said that the most enriching and fulfilled lives are lived in cultures where multiple family generations eat and live together.  More and more, that's becoming a rarity, for a sizeabl…

WHY FEMINISM SHOULDN'T BE ABOUT EQUALITY. ALONE.

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Feminism is defined, at least in dictionary dot com, as "the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men".  The very fact that the here benchmark for dignity becomes a 'man' and the objective of the movement to obtain the same rights as 'his' seems to preempt any morality and cause associated with those rights. So just imagine, if simply because in a society there existed polygyny (man marrying multiple women), without thinking of whether it was a socially healthy institution, and instead of may be denouncing the same, the movement simply started demanding polyandry (woman marrying multiple men).  The sad thing about wanting to be equal to someone is that you lose the very basis for self-identity and self-respect.
The reason to demand a right should not be because others are getting it too.  It should instead be for the larger good, the logic behind the movement should be rooted in a deep belief that it is inheren…