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What is a Plant?

-Shivprajval Divakar I begin with Chapter 7 from the 6th standard NCERT textbook for Science titled, ‘Getting to Know Plants’. It is in the 6th standard that science is first introduced as a separate subject, Read more…

Concept Note for Series

-Shivprajval Divakar There is a popular view that science concerns itself with establishing ‘facts’ of the ‘physical world’. It is said that to do this, scientists put aside all of their ‘personal opinions’ and rely Read more…

User Submitted Post (Mansi Rathour)

Is loneliness something brought about by others, or something one inflicts upon themselves? Its interesting to see the complexity of the relationship between the Self and the Others in the development of loneliness. Each one Read more…

On Loneliness

Loneliness could quite easily be considered one of the most harrowing aspects of modern life. It presents us with the agonising experience of confronting our own thoughts, particularly those which are critical of our worth Read more…

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