Thursday, April 14, 2011

Days of Our Lives at IIT

Disclaimer: It's perhaps best for you if you skip reading this post!

With the Valfi season here, everyone in the institute is very senti about his/her four years at IIT. I thought of doing it differently over here - penning down the most memorable moments here:

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The means or The end

What do you do when you believe in a cause but not in the movement? Does the end justify the means? Is utilitarianism the way out? It's been a very major debate since long. Mahatma Gandhi believed in the approach towards freedom more than freedom itself. And, people blame him for that because he called off the Non Cooperation Movement after Chauri Chaura and because he signed the Irwin Pact without negotiating for Bhagat Singh et al. But can you so easily give up your ideals; doesn't the aftermath of the result depend on how you achieved the result? I found myself asking similar questions to myself recently.
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