Tagged: Books

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Book: An Atheist with Gandhi

It’s an interesting book to read. Written by Goparaju Ramachandra Rao nicknamed Gora about his experience of living at Sevagram and his conversations around atheism with Gandhi. It’s interesting because Gandhi is a super-believer and Gora is an atheist. Gora is an interesting personality. He along with his wife were the founders of...

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Book: How to Lie with Statistics

In an era where every fight online is fought with numbers, this 50-year-old book should be made a compulsory college reading. Stats and graphs are part every news-hour show and part of every political discourse now. But every bit of number is taken as fact instead of being questioned. This is where Darrell...

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Book: Scenes in the life of Harriet Tubman

arriet Tubman also called by her people for leading people from slavery to freedom literally. She was born into slavery, she escaped it by all alone walking through the night, with just north star as reference. She crossed into Pennsylvania with the help of other Underground Railroad1 conductors. But most existing and difficult...

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Book: On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Written by American abolitionist Henry David Thoreau has inspired other Civil Disobedience leaders from across the world. The book generally speaks about the state, its influence on citizen and how citizen should resist it when it’s against their conscience. Its something that I read in one go on a flight. It’s not a...