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Bahu Virupaksha's Articles In Blogging
March 9, 2012 by Bahu Virupaksha
I cannot say for certain when she came into my life. I cannot even say whether I mean anything to her more than a dear friend. But her presence in my life has enriched me and made me a positive and committed human being. As I look back on the women in my life somehow my entire life seems to arranged such that our meeting was inevitable. The rough patches in my life, and there were several, all seemed stepping stones leading me to her. Like a breath of fresh mountain air, she cleansed my soul of ...
June 17, 2009 by Bahu Virupaksha
I like animal stories: I count Animal Farm and Wind in the Willows as my favorite books read. I do not find the time to read novels and the only ones I get to read are the ones everyone's talking about like Dan Drown's Angels and Demons.I found a book the other day which was utterly enjoyable, a debut novel by Sam Savage. Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife is the story of a rat with a highly evolved intelligence and sense  of being. Writeen from the perspective of a rat, the book ...
January 17, 2011 by Bahu Virupaksha
Judge Richard Bork, a conservative in his judicial pronouncements, said the the second ammendment  guaranteed the "right of states to form militias, not for individual to bear arms".

I want to share some statistics. Source: Time (international edition) Jan 24, 2011 p29.

In one year 31,224 people die of gun related violence.

12,632 die of homicide by the use of  a gun.

100,000 are shot in the USA every year in murders, assaults, suiicides, and police action.

683 children...
February 3, 2008 by Bahu Virupaksha
the most disturbing aspect of Orwell's dystopia in 1984 was the image of "big brother" watching everyone with his system of spying and invasion of privacy. The atomization of civil society into a million individual pieces so well brought out by Orwell has already become a reality in most parts of the world, especially those with a high degree of computer and cybernetic integration. In fact, many years ago, Robert Jnuk, the survivor of one holocaust, spent the rest of his life pointing out the da...
February 27, 2007 by Bahu Virupaksha
Had I known that Mr Jimmy Wales would be in a city a mere three hours drive away I would have certainly not missed the opportunity of meeting him. He was in town for what soft ware people call an "un conference", and from the gushing reports from the local press he was a resounding success. He stayed as a house guest of a techie-blogger and answered all questions posed to him without an ounce of patronising familiarity and believe me everyone was impressed. As a founder of the online Wukipedia ...
October 5, 2005 by Bahu Virupaksha
The freedom from undue intervention, either from the state or from otherm organised sections of civil society is one of the fundamnetal principles of Blogging. The blogging community is united in the common defence of the right of free expression in cyberspace in the same way in which the philosophe of the eightenth century defended the freedom of the press. While the Justice Wendell Holmes principle applies to Blogging, there cannot and should not be any penalty or procecution for views expres...