Binglish is an attitude of mind, capturing the unending dialogue between the Self and the Other.
West and East have been attracted to each other since at least the time of the ancient Greeks. Alexander the Great got as far as India, leaving behind the magnificent Gandhara school of sculpture. In the modern era, Gandhi’s non-violent philosophy provided a template for self-determination by many colonised and oppressed peoples around the globe. The so-called “Arabic numerals” that shape so much of modern life originate in the plains of northern India, where renunciating monks invented the concept and symbol of the ‘zero’… Binglish is a state of mind capturing the manner in which humans are intimately connected with each other across the globe.