The desire for asymmetrical treatment though sits uneasily with their desire to speak for the subaltern, is not external to intellectual labour but is deeply embedded in it.
Shekhar Kapur says ‘intellectuals’ still make him feel like a refugee, Javed Akhtar takes it as a personal offence
Javed Akhtar, one of the active members of the "liberal-secular" intellectual industry, often feels a sense of entitlement and control over the intellectual thought of this country.
Referring to oneself as 'intellectual' does not make one 'intelligent' and above criticism.
In a letter sent to Ministry, the activists have said that the farmers have every right to produce and sell a protected variety of seeds and that Pepsico can't claim intellectual property right on it.
Manish Tewari tweeted that 'Anti-Brahminism' is the reality of Indian politics.
The concept of 'emic and etic', as he says, groups people as insiders and outsiders, to explain social realities observed in religious studies, anthropology, psychology and a number of other social sciences.
It's not paranoia if they are really out to get us