Das ka Dum with Dr Bhaskar Das | What is it that drives you to academic pursuits? We often think of taking that path, but just don’t get the time

07 Aug,2020

Bhaskar DasIt’s a Friday, and we ask a soft question to Dr Bhaskar Das. And sometimes a personal one. So without any further ado, presenting the August 7 edition of the Das ka Dum series. Read on…

 

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Q. What is it that drives you to academic pursuits? We often think of taking that path, but just don’t get the time.

 

A. In a knowledge society, only knowledge workers can survive. And the pursuit of  knowledge is a moving target. Hence to remain cognitively relevant, I have no choice but to remain a perpetual student. When there is awareness of one’s ignorance , time management happens automatically. Of course, in the process some comforts of life get sacrificed.

 

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