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Methi Paratha (ready-made from the packet!) and chana masala with Sriracha sauce!!!!

The crazy tyranny of the local bureaucracy in modern India, declaring a living man dead, p.2, "Bureaucracy, Communtity and Influence in India: Society and the State, 1930s-1960s, William Gould

As the great classical historian M.I. Finley said when writing on the economy of Ancient Greece and Rome, most of it, at least the quantitative aspect is pure guesswork, even by the best historians.

RT @MarginalScribb1
estimates of 'GDP' or 'GDP per capita' should absolutely not be trusted. Whether these are Angus Maddison's estimates or say, more local estimates such as Shireen Moosvi's or those of Bishnupriya Gupt…

A feel good story, for a change where Jose doesn't get to play the cartoon villain. Also I hope Hart gets some decent playing time at this level

@FrankbyXmas @FreedomSutra @a05liv @KenZenKayZayMan @vinayaravind @WengerYears @Shariabolshevik

Just seen someone wearing a 'I'm too sexy for my PhD' t-shirt.

And in this weather too. Oh dear.


The misadventures of Vinay "tech bro" Aravind

RT @vinayaravind
@spottedhyacinth fuck young sundar looks a lot like young me.

There are too many people in the world who decide that because something is bad for them, nobody should have it. Like a man who can’t drink at all without drinking too much who decides no one should drink.

I'm a mepath it’s like an empath except I only feel my own emotions

"The Humanitarian theory of Punishment" C.S. Lewis

''those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. They may be more likely to go to Heaven yet at the same time likelier to make a Hell of earth.''

I mean this is what happens when you live in a society that can only see Black people as either criminals or manual workers.

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