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Destroy Literature, and You Destroy Civilisation

Biblioclasm has long been favourite of the iconoclast not in a very distant past, Taslima Nasreen’s Lajja was at the receiving end in Bangladesh and with her latest ‘Dwikhandita’, story is getting repeated in certain parts of India. In both, she represented against the fundamentalists and the orthodox. Salman Rushdie too went into hiding after Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa (religious decree) against him. The Taliban in Afghanistan already burnt more than 80, 000 volumes of non-religious literature and the emphasis was clearly on the holy books.

It has always been the case. The dictators of the past did it to impose… (1250 more words) …

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How to Write a Good Essay

In everyday life we observe people discussing and debating on various issues. In doing so they try to outwit others. But when it comes to writing most of us grow cold. For instance, the issue of terrorism and its threat to world place is such a relevant and significant issue that everbody has some or the other opinion on the same. But if one is told to put his ideas on paper, it becomes a daunting task. Why is that so? It that because writing not only requires analytical thinking, but also a good command over language, skills to put… (554 more words) …

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