Anecdotes, Facts, Examples for GS and Essay - ForumIAS

Anecdotes, Facts, Examples for GS and Essay

I will start. As per SIPRI, world spent $2 trillion on military in 2020. Jeffery Sachs estimates that we need around $3.5 trillion spread over 20 years to eliminate global poverty. So if we are able to cut down our military expenditures for few years we will have enough money to deal with problems such as poverty and climate change. A lesson for ethics in international relations?
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@nerdfighter Reminds me of what Satish Deshpandey says about common sense in "Contemporary India"



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@nerdfighter I think "stop, think and apply" should be motto. The best thing would be if we are able to use such things in the next test or the practice answers we write. But I am myself struggling with this. I have read so much interesting stuff during the course of my preparation, but none of it reflects in my answers. 


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29 people from Pando Korwa and Pahadi Korwa tribe dies in Chattisgarh due to malnutrition. They are not included in the SC, ST or OBC list. It shows the exclusion errors in our reservation policy as well as limited reach and adequacy of the PDS system. 
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@nerdfighter Is the "narrow corridor" meant to be the ideal state of things? (have not seen the video. it is too long :P)


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@nerdfighter Also, Planned Obsolescence ->>bad corporate governance, decline of ethics and values, more e-waste. 


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Meghalayan environment minister promoting pineapple leather >>circular economy, no cruelty to animals, less carbon intensive, innovation, doubling farmers income.
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Rimland theory of Nicholas Spykman ->Those who control the coastal fringes of Eurasia, will rule the world. Explains conflicts in South China sea, Indo pacific? 
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@nerdfighter if only we had this extended mind with us in the exam hall :P


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Watched Bad Boys Billionaires Netflix documentary on Sahara scam. Example can be used in corporate governance, decline of ethics and how honest hardworking officials and journalists contribute to ensure rule of law.
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