Why rhizomes rising?
A rhizome, sometimes called a creeping root stalk, is the part of plant stem that sends out roots and shoots as it spreads. Plants having such stems are virtually indestructible. The smallest piece left in the soil will resurrect into the entire plant. Philosophers Deleuze and Guattari use the terms “rhizome” to conceptualise research and thought as non-hierarchical, inter-connected, and resistant to static descriptions.
This blog is an assemblage of thoughts, interacting and changing with environment as time passes. I draw on multiple ideas, and hope that they grow like the rhizomes, without a beginning or an end.
If I close my eyes and think about the trip, I instantly see them standing under the blazing forenoon sun, unperturbed by the tiny rivulets of perspiration trickling down their necks. Their gaze is locked onto the distant skies, scanning for what seem like specks gliding through the wind. While I squint through the binoculars… Read more
Would it be wrong to say that we are living a nightmare of our own making? Except that the notion of ‘we’ seem to be increasingly manipulated and constructed by narratives beyond our reckoning. The past few decades have ushered a series of revolutions in information technology, with just two generations separating phone calls made… Read more
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