- Harini excerpts B.R. Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste. Here's how Ambedkar debunks the "division of labour" defence of the caste system:
... the first thing is to be urged against this view is that Caste System is not merely division of labour. It is also a division of labourers.
- Janet Stemwedel on science vs. politics.
- Sean Carroll on politicians and critics.
- P.Z. Myers on the trauma and the mayhem unleashed by godless Newtonism.
- The arguments for, and against, privatization of US public universities.
- Why does this xkcd cartoon work so well? [For added pleasure, do read the text embedded with the pic -- just hover the mouse over the cartoon]
Monday, March 31, 2008
Posted by Abi
Posted by Abi. Posted at 6:12 PM