Without Countdown

                        WITHOUT COUNTDOWN                                                       (to APJ Abdul Kalam)                                                                                                By Bhaskar Phukan                                                                       Death                                    chose you                                   

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Strange faith

One lesson that I have learned from all these years of working as a civil servant in the field is that beneath the quiet and humdrum flow of life in our society thrives a subculture of irrational beliefs and superstitions. Often, at the slightest provocation, it comes to surface, making otherwise normal people behave like medieval inquisitors or credulous fools.

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