Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Age of Irreverence

I was away on vacation for some time and seem to have missed this. Raghunath Mashelkar, the former CSIR director, has an editorial in Science where he laments the lack of 'irreverence' in Indian science. Mashelkar's point is well taken, namely, that excessive deference to professors and senior students common in the Indian academic culture can hamper free thinking and the open communication of ideas...

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