India as A Linguistic Civilisation – A Talk by Ganesh Devy

I had blogged about Ganesh Devy a couple of years ago. I find his talks, insights quite engaging and enlightening! Here is his latest talk which I enjoyed in equal measure. The topic was "India as A Linguistic Civilisation". If you like this topic or are curious about this subject, do watch this talk... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76zbFb4x1zA&t=3s

Steven Pinker Meets Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins is one of the few people I admire. I used to admire him much more a decade ago, but in last few years I have grown from being a fan boy to an admirer. When Dawkins speaks, I often listen - especially his long interviews/talks. Steven Pinker is another genius whom I discovered... Continue Reading →

Manthan Samvaad 2020

One of the better outcomes of COVID-19 and lockdown is a sudden and sharp rise in online talks, interviews and conferences. Some really good shows have happened since March 2020. Some old talk shows have morphed into the online chat - for example Karan Thapar's chat show, Algebra etc. One such important show is Manthan... Continue Reading →

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