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Roots of Reservation and the Future of India

Roots of Reservation and the Future of India

Reservation – that’s what we are about to take a look at, in this brief piece.

But before we continue, I must ask you to do something. I want you to put aside all your preconceived ideas, opinions and thoughts about reservation. Try to be empty for a while, and if you can’t then please avoid reading this piece, because it won’t make difference to you anyways if you read with your mind being filled with garbage.

Now, let’s look at this issue with fresh eyes – and I mean literally, fresh eyes – eyes that are very little biased. I am saying very little biased, because it is neurologically impossible to be completely free from biases. The human brain functions on a daily basis, based on biases. That’s very natural. But you must also keep in mind that, not all biases are healthy, many of them are unhealthy and prejudicial. So, let’s try at the very least, to be less biased.