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Dowry in India

My answer to: How do Indians feel about the Dowry system? (To vote and comment on Quora, visit the link here.) As a custom, as a practice forced by the groom’s family, and as a practice accepted out of tradition by a bride’s family, dowry defeats the very basis of marriage – which is mutual […]

Contractions in English grammar

My answer to: Is “what’re” a proper contraction? (To vote and comment on Quora, visit the link here.) I can discuss some cases related to this, and it applies to contractions in general, and hence “what’re” as well: 1. Using a contraction in indirect speech, i.e. when you are not quoting someone. Is wrong, unless […]

On True Education

True education can’t be defined as the accomplishment of something, since true education never ends. Instead, true education is more a measure of intent and habits in life. It is not the state of rest or of motion; it actually is the velocity with which you are travelling that journey of education, which shows how truly educated you are.