Monthly Archives: February 2011

Class And Culture

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The humble sages, by virtue of true knowledge, see with equal vision a learned and gentle brāhmaṇa, a cow, an elephant, a dog and a dog-eater. Those whose minds are established in sameness and … Continue reading

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Libya Is Another Prague Moment For Obama. But Will The Spring Come To MENA?

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Human rights. The phrase rings of hope. It evolved since the times of the bloody wars of Europe in the 19th century, through the founding of the International Red Cross and ultimately was canonized … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind The Numbers (Republished From My Original Submission To The Wall Street Journal On October 15, 2009)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Ever since primitive homo sapiens began gathering pebbles and sticks human beings were endowed with a sense for quantity. Mathematicians now call it number theory. In practice, however, how the numbers were created matters. Otherwise, they can … Continue reading

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Can Obama Change The World? (Republished From October 9, 2009)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Going by Abraham Maslow’s theory of hierarchical needs, Barack Obama is a fulfilled man at peace with his ambitions. He should have no motivations to make the world a better place. He is wealthier … Continue reading

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The Case for John McCain, Republished From October 18, 2008 (Originally Sent To The New York Times)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The debates are over and the candidates made their closing statements to the jury, the voters. The Democrat candidate, Barack Obama, a lawyer, was trained to make such statements in the most elite of all law schools, Harvard, and the Republican, John McCain, a sailor, was trained … Continue reading

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My Letter To The Then Senator Obama, Dated Saturday, June 07, 2008

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Dear Senator Obama, Congratulations on becoming the deserving presumptive nominee of the Democrat Party after Senator Clinton endorsed your nomination today, albeit later than it ought to have been. The Clintons are political elders … Continue reading

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Do We Know Barack Obama Yet? (Republication From October 18, 2008)

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa (I had sent this article to the Op-Ed pages of the New York Times on 18th October, 2008, a few weeks before the November election. The New York Times had endorsed Senator Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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