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Body. Shame. Body Shaming : Problem of all the sexes
Body. Shame. Body Shaming : Problem of all the sexes

We have, at least I have, for the longest time given the world power over me. Only that can explain the deeply embossed cultural constructs and paradigm of perfection, in our well-educated intellects. When did terms like "fat", "skinny", "thin", "lean", "stout", "bulky", "lanky", "broad", "curvy", etcetera, that described body types turn into means of mockery and judgment? How did adjectives become terms that can devastate someone? When did being skinny or fat—the most common body shaming terms—become bloody body shaming terms?...

Where is that unadulterated, honest and corrupt free land of God?
Where is that unadulterated, honest and corrupt free land of God?

I saw notes of five hundred being slipped secretly; promises of VIP darshan being made. Almost each and every pandit was busy alluring devotees into huge donations. A dozen people standing in line like salesmen were selling God’s blessings, gallons of milk for contribution in the prasaad; slowly ripping people off rupee by rupee in the name of God. ...