Sonali’s Jabberwocky

Sonali Ranade
The things I think about when idle.
Created 17 Jul 2021
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  • A Deep correction in Cryptos has begun.
    28 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 8 2
    How are cryptos doing? I last wrote on the valuation of cryptos, based on the currency use case, and found them to be richly valued, and over due for a correction. Back then the BitCoin, BTCUSD, was $...
  • Have we reached the end of the current bull run?
    28 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 12 8
    Predicting stock prices, day-to-day or month-to-month, is hazardous business, reserved only for geniuses or fools. The markets are volatile enough to take both in their stride, making it difficult to ...
  • What is wrong with Congress' messaging to the Polity?
    27 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 18 16
    Rahul Gandhi needs a plan to capture power in 2024. It is the inability of the leadership to formulate such a plan, and to have key lieutenants amplify its message, that seriously hampers Congress’ pe...
  • A PLACE IN HISTORY?
    21 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 30 11
    There is no doubt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by virtue of his political skills and force of personality, would find a befitting niche in India’s contemporary history. He has become PM of the w...
  • What is the worth of the existing Cryptos in the market as a whole?
    11 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 30 12
    The market capitalization of all cryptos is presently about $3 trillion, Given, that global GDP is approximately $85 trillion, the outstanding market capitalization is 3.53% of global GDP. The total n...
  • Will a Hindu Rashtra add to India's Sovereign Power?
    10 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 49 20
    “You are entitled to your own opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts.” — Daniel Patrick Moynihan. RSS claims it is building a more authentic nation, a Hindu Rashtra, based on the essence ...
  • Advaita Vedanta and Quantum Entanglement
    08 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 25 30
    Adi Shankra is much in the news, with Modi meditating before his statue at Kedarnath. Adi Shankra is credited with reviving “Hinduism,” or Vedic Brahmanism, in the 8th CE, after it had been all but lo...
  • Modi's Hindu Civilizational Project
    30 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 56 43
    I have long struggled to understand Modi and what makes him tick. First, as a ruthless and cunning provincial politician, when he was CM Gujarat; and then as a phenomenon, when he came to straddle the...
  • Rage Has Gone Berserk
    28 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 31 17
    Rage has gone berserk. Back in 2002, I tried to grapple with the truth about myself, as a Hindu, after reading an account of what had happened there. I was confused. Nothing in my life had prepared me...
  • Why Does Mohan Bhagwat insist all Indians are Hindus?
    19 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 40 20
    Moreover, the Shudras were explicitly excluded from Vedic rituals. They were autochthons, but probably the defeated locals, and they were systematically excluded from the Vedic society. Which means, t...
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