Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
My dad told me about this Indian news-site's article about…
Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2001 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.
My dad told me about this Indian news-site's article about the Indian prime minister's visit to St. Petersburg. I find it refreshing that Atal Bihari Vajpayee can say, in good conscience, "I must confess that I am not an intellectual," and mean it without sarcasm.