Why rhizomes rising?
A rhizome, sometimes called a creeping root stalk, is the part of plant stem that sends out roots and shoots as it spreads. Plants having such stems are virtually indestructible. The smallest piece left in the soil will resurrect into the entire plant. Philosophers Deleuze and Guattari use the terms “rhizome” to conceptualise research and thought as non-hierarchical, inter-connected, and resistant to static descriptions.
This blog is an assemblage of thoughts, interacting and changing with environment as time passes. I draw on multiple ideas, and hope that they grow like the rhizomes, without a beginning or an end.
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