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How come Kabir is so popular as a philosopher but did not leave behind any cult or religion after him?

Did all philosopher leave behind a new cult or religion? I guess not. Plato was a great philosopher, so was Aristotle and Socrates. Did they leave behind new religion or cult? No. Philosophers are seekers of truth. They do not … Continue reading

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Is it okay if, at the age of 19, you have a new crush daily?

18–26 is the age where you meet a lot of temporary people in your life. Having a new crush daily at 19 is very common. We are mostly new to college. Most of Indians study in Boys schools or girls … Continue reading

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How does a Bengali, staying outside West Bengal for work or education, feel during Durga Puja?

I am a Bengali working in a mining project in Chhattisgarh for the last 6 years. And in these 6 years, I have been home only 2 times during the Durga Puja. If you are here, you won’t feel the … Continue reading

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Why do the Bengalis hate the idea of Gorkhaland?

The problem of Gorkhaland is not a fight between the Bengalis and the Gorkhas. It’s a fight of inclusion and non-inclusion. Mainland Bengalis (from Kolkata) has a very weird idea of Bengal. For most elite, Bengali of Kolkata are the … Continue reading

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Corporations, hiring and background checks, need of the hour

Ma generally calls me in the evening. It’s my daily routine. So, today’s call was not an exception until she shared what had happened in our lake-town residence. The narration scared the shit out of me. My sister in law … Continue reading

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Two years of Blogging in WordPress.com

I started my tiny little steps of blogging more than 3 years ago in blogspot.in, but I was not a regular one there. Two years back I opened a wordpress.com blog and from that time I try to blog at-least … Continue reading

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Why is West Bengal so Underdeveloped?

Originally answered on quora by me. If you travel to WB after visiting Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore or Hyderabad, you will definitely believe that WB is extremely underdeveloped. But this scenario was not always there. Based on what I have heard … Continue reading

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