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Random thoughts

Blogging has been here for sometime now. I know I'm late to the party, but its not because I didn't have enough to say. Its because I had seen a vast number of blogs that simply shouldn't have existed. Now that I think the medium has matured (or I keep stumbling selectively on good quality blogs) I've thought of joining in the fun.

Blogging has been on an upsurge ever since it began. The deterioration of mainstream media and journalism has been fuelling it, i think. The crap that news channels air has reached such levels, that even ridiculing it is not worth the effort. Leading the country back into superstition and myths are news channels with their daily dose of syndicated astrologers, tarot card readers and other such propagators of ignorance. It is ironic that the media are presumably supposed to point in the other direction, towards rationality and knowledge.

And lets go nowhere near the mind-numbing senselessness of hindi soaps. Hindi films fare no better, though…