Dayw – Mayw: the story of monsters and a boy

When I was a kid, I loved to hear the story of Dayw-Mayw. Dayw means Monster. Mayw does not mean anything. But if Dayw is Monster, then Mayw could be its antithesis -- a silly phonetic logic. The story goes like this. A young boy lives with his only grandma alive. They have a cow to survive... Continue Reading →

Chang yourself vs change the world

There are many adages that urge change from within. Probably, the most memorable one is by Gandhi, "you must be the change you wish to see in the world." Although very attractive, I find problematic for a number of reasons. First, it promotes individualism. These adages carry a notion that puts individuals at the center of the... Continue Reading →

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