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Book Review: On Philosophising, Philosophers, Philosophy and New Vistas in Applied Philosophy, by Dr. Sharmila Jayant Virkar

A little bit of context before you begin reading this book review. I have recently enrolled for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Mumbai. Philosophy is something I have been getting interested in, over the past few years, as those of you who have been reading my blogs and Instagram posts would know. During the pandemic, I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do next, and this is what I eventually came up with. It has been a challenge, getting back into academics as a student at this age, especially in a subject I have no academic background in. However, it has also been very exciting, especially thanks to my wonderful classmates (who, surprisingly, are of all age-groups, including some quite near my own) and my teachers, who have been very supportive and understanding. How well I will do is something that remains to be seen, but so far, I am enjoying this new journey and look forward to where it leads. Now that you know the background , you probably get an idea of how

In Conversation?

What do you think these junglefowl are saying to each other?



Are they even saying anything? They stayed this way for quite a while allowing me to capture them with ease!   Nice of them, don't you think? So, any idea what they are up to?


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  1. "Listen you. This is the marker. Right side your place, left side my place. In case of dire consequences next time, don't tell me I didn't warn you."...:-)

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    1. Wonderful, Atula!!! thats really quite probable, considering where and how they are standing!!!

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    1. Thats what I would think too, if only they opened their mouths.. or rather, beaks! but they just stood still... as they were, not a squeak out of them!

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  3. :)
    Whoever moves first makes the dinner!

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    1. grt thought, Indrani!!! a battle of wills to decide who gets to do the chores?

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  4. Awesome click!

    www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.in

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  5. She came
    pensively
    and confused
    to meet her aunt,
    who just stood
    with her lips pursed
    in great disapproval.

    The beauty parlour trip
    gone wrong,
    a mess of colors
    in the hair,
    trickling on to the body,
    and she wailed'
    "All my efforts
    coming to naught -
    what will I do now
    at the
    L'oreal Miss Hen International ?"

    "Hmm"
    said the elderly aunt,
    "Its the influence
    of that Rooster
    you met on FB ....."

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    1. That was fantastic, Suranga!!!!Thanks so much for these wonderful lines.. been laughing and laughing!

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  6. Actually, you said "Statue" and they just stood where they were ! :-P

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    1. probably they were already playing 'statue' when I found them?

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