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Sunday, 30 October 2016
IIT and superiority.
October 31, 2015 at 6:20pm ·
There are words like IITian, Stephanian etc. They are a different and more evolved species than Homo sapian ?
Or just a higher caste ?
Sridhar Lakshmanan Bingo, I have been thinking abt it.
Aparna Krishnan and what is the answer ??
Sridhar Lakshmanan Dunno, I always thought all are people
Isht Vibhu higher caste, no doubt. Gone are the days when the education used to be a democratising force, which helped one see beyond unch-neech, dhani-gharib. It now creates new type of hierarchy- intellectual hierarchy.
Aparna Krishnan that is the caste system of today. why is that not being questioned ? because it suits us !!
Isht Vibhu It is to be challenged by the fellows who are at the top of the hierarchy, as it was done previously. Others would spent their lives in sneaking in the upward echelons of this hierarchy, either themselves or for their next generation or next to next generation and so on. It is like this only. And it is easy to breach its boundaries, so it is the low resistance path.
Komakkambedu Himakiran Anugula Higher Classte!
Aparna Krishnan Dont the caste bashers see this very basic modern day casteism where they are the super caste ? Many of them are 'intellectuals'.
Komakkambedu Himakiran Anugula Btw haven't they always been "intellectuals"?
Komakkambedu Himakiran Anugula They've morphed into class oppressors now. Caste is passé for them.