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Dr. Phatak's anguish and his vigorous defense of IIT Bombay reminds all of us that none of our freedoms were easily won, and that if we do not protect them, they may be easily lost or traded for small money that will cost us dearly in the long run. The best way to celebrate the courage of Dr. Phatak is to practice that courage ourselves and to defeat all who would try to deprive us, deceive us, or worse. I encourage you again to read his account and, perhaps, write your own.

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bogdanbiv

6 years 24 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago

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I'm impressed by his grief

I'm impressed by his grief and his poetical means to express it.

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schestowitz

6 years 24 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago

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Bravo, Prof. Phatak.

There will be more such letters in weeks to come. A few come from Malaysia now.