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Believes that poverty is a state of mind.
Sep 8, 2018 15 tweets 10 min read
Article 48 of the Constitution of India mandates the State to prohibit the slaughter of cows, calves and other draught cattle. It is necessary to understand the scientific rationale behind such a move so that everyone has a rational, scientific response before being labelled 1/n a "Sanghi". Till the 1950s, most livestock raised by humans grazed on pasture. When animals are fed on an all-grass diet, they don’t require additional nutrients. However, raising cattle on an all-grass diet took WAY more time in raising them before they were slaughtered. 2/n
Sep 5, 2018 14 tweets 8 min read
According to research by Nobel Prize winners Kahneman and Tversky, humans are intuitively not good statisticians. I will now describe the following characteristics of a person to you. Your task is to tell me the profession of that person from 2 choices. Sahil is very shy 1/n and withdrawn , invariably helpful but with very little interest in people or in the world of reality. A meek and tidy soul, he has a need for order and structure, and a passion for detail.” Is Sahil more likely to be a librarian or a farmer?

The most common reply to the 2/n