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In defense of 'guilty pleasure': Why do we buy into elitist value judgements when it comes to the pop culture we enjoy?
Entertainment

In defense of 'guilty pleasure': Why do we buy into elitist value judgements when it comes to the pop culture we enjoy?

'When used in the context of pop culture, “guilty pleasures” usually imply your (often surreptitious) enjoyment of that which the cultural cognoscenti would not approve of. My proposition is simply this: that there is no such thing as a “guilty pleasure”; that if something brings you enjoyment, then others’ judgements about its quality should have little to no bearing on your experience of it,' writes Devansh Sharma.

Compulsory attendance at JNU: Students union and teachers association must shed their elitism
India

Compulsory attendance at JNU: Students union and teachers association must shed their elitism

It is high time that rather than showing their elitist narrow pride in JNU culture, these students leaders try to form a pan-Indian public opinion against compulsory attendance

Fading American dream: Sundar Pichai is a metaphor for a new kind of elitism in US
Politics

Fading American dream: Sundar Pichai is a metaphor for a new kind of elitism in US

Most of the commentary around Sundar Pichai’s rise revolves around the ‘American Dream’, the meritocracy implied in it and the openness of the country to immigrants — talented or not. Indeed much of this is true and gainsaying it would be silly.

Indians who will make you laugh, cry and gag: Why the Buzzfeed list isn't funny
News & Analysis

Indians who will make you laugh, cry and gag: Why the Buzzfeed list isn't funny

The Buzzfeed article on linguistic Indianisms, ie, incorrect spellings, shows how we still can't laugh at ourselves - we only laugh at those we consider ourselves to be better to

Indians who will make you laugh, cry and gag: Why the Buzzfeed list isn't funny
Life

Indians who will make you laugh, cry and gag: Why the Buzzfeed list isn't funny

The Buzzfeed article on linguistic Indianisms, ie, incorrect spellings, shows how we still can't laugh at ourselves - we only laugh at those we consider ourselves to be better to