Whenever something happens that is of interest to several people, communication is needed to spread the word and makes sure that the information reaches a lot of people. Whether it is the audio or visual media or both, we have had ways of communicating our news….whether it was the pigeon post or dak runners or letters or conversation, we need to communicate.
Why are human beings SO keen on naming and classifying everything? Each one of us cannot bear “something” to be called “something else”, and sometimes whole doctoral theses are based upon identifying “something” as “that particular nothing-else-but-this-and-this-alone something”.
As my broadband connection decided to stop working at the beginning of a long weekend when BSNL will certainly not rectify any problems, it’s 8.35 pm when I am able to post a nice picture of our Tiranga (“three colours”, for non-Indians)….