March 13, 2014

In Defense of the Indian Male

Chandrahas Choudhury, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

Well, there’s never been a worse time in history to be an Indian man. A ominous campaign, waged overtly and covertly, from within Indian borders and without, suppressing the laws of nature, emphasizing the constructs of culture, has succeeded rapidly in making the Indian man almost a different species: Homo Indosapiens, if you will.

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