The Importance of being white!!

Relax! The post has got nothing to do with racism. And it is such an irony that this post comes on the birthday of the great leader Nelson Mandela!   While we have nothing in particulr about any color, we have to give in to the fact that when it comes to clothes, the white ones are more preferred to any other color or shade! As in one of the comedies by Chinna Kalaivanar Vivek, it’s not for no reason that the doctors, advocates, political stalwarts, greats like AVM brothers and even SuperStar Rajinikanth prefer white in their public appearances.   While white clothes are preferred over many other colors, it is an irony that what, in itself has many colors. While some of it is intentional, others are surely not. This not-so-white white negates the effect of...

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White Spells Unity

The title alone covers what needs to be stated? Well… Yes! Looking at History throughout, it’s been white that unified people! Let’s take a few things. The Church – it was seen as the single largest unifying force after the disintegration of the Roman Empire. The clergy, primary clad in white, was one of the reasons we have something called ‘Europe’ today. They managed to pull together, in the name of God, all the separated Empires…back in the days when there was no Germany but Prussia and Bavaria, and there was no France but the Kingdom of the Gauls, and when Austria was more powerful than what it is today. It was the white attire that paved way for the modern Europe, and the Modern World at large. Now let’s look at something...

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