November 2023

Radical Experiments in Unlearning

3rd Space: Welcome Manish. At 3rd Space we have had a long love affair with India. Partly because India has a very different civilisational ‘operating system’ to that of the West. As you know, Western modernity’s worldview is rationalistic, mechanistic, and extractive, whereas in India the ways of being and doing are radically different. You began your career in the

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Hymn to the City Imaginary

I have to admit, I am fascinated by big cities, at least most of the ones I have visited or stayed in for any length of time. I often feel most alive in the midst of their bruising, ebullient dynamism. As someone who is generally critical of modernity, I have sometimes wondered about this. But then cities are not just

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Radical Experiments in Unlearning

3rd Space: Welcome Manish. At 3rd Space we have had a long love affair with India. Partly because India has a very different civilisational ‘operating system’ to that of the West. As you know, Western modernity’s worldview is rationalistic, mechanistic, and extractive, whereas in India the ways of being and doing are radically different. You began your career in the

Read More

Hymn to the City Imaginary

I have to admit, I am fascinated by big cities, at least most of the ones I have visited or stayed in for any length of time. I often feel most alive in the midst of their bruising, ebullient dynamism. As someone who is generally critical of modernity, I have sometimes wondered about this. But then cities are not just

Read More