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The Imagined Order

The Imagined Order

By The Imagined Order Team
Reality is stranger than fiction, but it's our collective imagination that shapes the world we live in right now. The imagined order is a podcast that aims to conduct insightful discussions with various experts in their respective fields. Hosted by Aditya Vijaykumar, Alden D'Souza and Jishnu Vipin, the programme delves deep into various topics that holds our worldly order ranging from economics, psychology, law, sociology, moral science and a myriad of other topics.
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World Test Championship: An expert(not really) opinion
Test cricket is dying! You've probably heard of this before, but now we have the biggest test game ever and this time with context. The World test championship is here and ofcourse the sharpest minds in the world have come together to discuss cricket's biggest final in the oldest of formats.
01:17:34
June 17, 2021
Confirmation bias and journalism ft. Sruthi Menon
Confirmation bias, fancy word for I will only believe what I think is true. To talk about this phenomenon we have Sruthi Menon, a journalist herself has worked on an award winning documentary Greener Pastures. You can check out the documentary here https://youtu.be/jlLmKonvQdE
30:50
June 10, 2021
Extraterrestrial beings: The Fermi Paradox
Enrico Fermi asked a rather important question. If there was such a large possibility of alien existence, then why don't we have any evidence of the same.... In this episode, Jishnu, Aditya and Alden talk about various theories related to the Fermi Paradox. - The last year or more has been a tough one for all of us. And the second wave of COVID-19 has been much worse, with cases reaching higher peaks everyday. These are desperate times for a lot of people. To help those affected by the pandemic in India, the podcasting community has come together under the #PodForChange banner to raise funds through an exclusive NGO partner, Give India. Join The Imagined Order and #PODFORCHANGE as we look to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by COVID19. Please visit the link in the description or you can visit our instagram page and donate. Or go to www.auwa.in/podforchange . Your contribution would go towards areas of COVID relief such as vaccination support, medical equipment, relief for families in distress and any other such areas. Remember, someone really needs the help.
25:23
May 25, 2021
Extaterrestrial beings: Are we lucky or blind?
In this episode of the Imagined Order, Aditya, Alden and Jishnu discuss the existence of aliens and their depiction in pop culture. The episode is part 1 of two episodes, so stay tuned for part two of our discussion on extraterrestrial beings where we discuss the Fermi paradox. - The last year or more has been a tough one for all of us. And the second wave of COVID-19 has been much worse, with cases reaching higher peaks everyday. These are desperate times for a lot of people. To help those affected by the pandemic in India, the podcasting community has come together under the #PodForChange banner to raise funds through an exclusive NGO partner, Give India. Join The Imagined Order and #PODFORCHANGE as we look to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by COVID19. Please visit the link in the description or you can visit our instagram page and donate. Or go to www.auwa.in/podforchange . Your contribution would go towards areas of COVID relief such as vaccination support, medical equipment, relief for families in distress and any other such areas. Remember, someone really needs the help.
28:51
May 19, 2021
COVID - Oxygen, Vaccination and "Planning"
We are back with a brand new season of episodes! And in our very first episode of season two, we are joined by Dr. Ashwin Prem who is an AIIMS graduate and has also previously appeared on this podcast. As the title suggests - we talk all about the oxygen crisis, vaccination, planning or the lack of it, and many other things around the second wave of coronavirus. Please do keep in mind that this episode was recorded earlier on the 30th of April, and the status quo may have changed. The last year or more has been a tough one for all of us. And the second wave of COVID-19 has been much worse, with cases reaching higher peaks everyday. These are desperate times for a lot of people. To help those affected by the pandemic in India, the podcasting community has come together under the #PodForChange banner to raise funds through an exclusive NGO partner, Give India. Join The Imagined Order and #PODFORCHANGE as we look to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by COVID19. Please visit the link in the description or you can visit our instagram page and donate. Or go to www.auwa.in/podforchange . Your contribution would go towards areas of COVID relief such as vaccination support, medical equipment, relief for families in distress and any other such areas. Remember, someone really needs the help.
01:08:45
May 11, 2021
The Imagined Behaviour: Cartoons
In this episode, Niya Shameer and David John join us to have a casual conversation about cartoons. 
43:00
November 5, 2020
Adulting : Not An Expert Opinion
In this episode, we once again have Niya Shameer and David John joining us but for a serious discussion this time around. We have a long conversation on adulting with each of us sharing experiences to help empathize. 
50:16
October 19, 2020
The Imagined Behaviour : Let's Talk Cricket
In this episode we have invited our good friends, Niya Shameer and David John to have a casual & fun conversation about Cricket. 
39:15
October 4, 2020
Curriculum Design - Syllabus & Creativity
Realizing the importance of Education and the process around it, we decided to have an in-depth discussion on how education could be transformed. We are joined by Dr. Subhashini M who is an extremely experienced academician, researcher and retired teacher to helps us understand the various aspects in designing the curriculum. In this episode we take a look at syllabi, creativity, the changes that need to be made and where the transformation can begin.
40:38
September 29, 2020
Curriculum Design - Evaluation & Assignments
Realizing the importance of Education and the process around it, we decided to have an in-depth discussion on how education could be transformed. We are joined by Dr. Subhashini M who is an extremely experienced academician, researcher and retired teacher to helps us understand the various aspects in designing the curriculum. In this episode we take a look at how examinations, assignments and evaluations on the whole could be improvised.
48:34
September 20, 2020
National Education Policy - Possible Paradigm Shift
Continuing our dicsussion from the previous episode, we are in conversation with Dr. S Rajesh who is an academician, we talk about the kind of impact the proposed NEP might have on the future of Education in India.
44:49
September 13, 2020
National Education Policy - The Education System
In this episode, Dr. S Rajesh joins us to have an important conversation about the proposed National Education Policy. 
43:29
September 5, 2020
Urban Resilience - The Indian Situation
In this episode of the Imagined Order, Aditya and Jishnu are in conversation with Mr. Naim Keruwala, who has several years of experience in this field, discussing the topic of Urban Resilience and Governance. Here, we were able to understand several problems regarding the way the cities are developing in India and how sustainable our cities really are. We discussed on a myriad of topics ranging from traffic to natural disaster resilience as well as capacity of the Indian cities to endure shocks. 
49:27
August 15, 2020
The Imagined Behaviour : School Experiences
In this episode, we have collaborated with our main man - Alden D'Souza from the podcast tix.it, What's this behaviour? This episode is out here purely for entertainment purpose, to make all our listeners laugh and also to help you all understand who we are as well. Here we primarily talk about school life experiences but the conversation gets random pretty often just like you would expect. Sit back and enjoy this fun episode. Please do let us know your thoughts on this episodes by reaching out to us on Instagram @the.imagined.order or email us at theimagined.order@gmail.com. Follow tix.it podcasts as well.
47:10
August 8, 2020
Social Entrepreneurship - The Journey of Lakshmi Menon
In this episode we talk to one of India's most impactful and inspiring Social Entrepreneur - Ms. Lakshmi Menon. We have a closer look at how she goes about creatively brainstorming ideas, connecting the dots and how a young aspiring entrepreneur can follow her footsteps. We also get some insights on how one can overcome failures and/or rejections as well as take a closer look at several of her initiatives that have had a wonderful multifold impact. This episode is sure to not only inspire you but also equip you with the right wisdom to start your own social venture. Please do follow Ms. Lakshmi Menon's Instagram page - The Pure Living.
44:06
August 1, 2020
Social Entrepreneurship - Profit v/s Welfare
In this episode, we invited one of India's and the entire world's biggest Social Entrepreneur - Ms. Lakshmi Menon to join us and help us understand the right approach and mindset towards starting a successful Social Enterprise. We discussed all about profit v/s welfare, what really matters and the ideal mindset for an aspiring social entrepreneur. This would definitely be an insightful listen for any aspiring entrepreneurs.
38:14
July 25, 2020
Emotional Maturity in Social Interactions
At a time where everyone is keen to help a close friend or someone they met on the internet overcome their mental distress, we take a look at some of the ways a friend or relative can support an emotionally or mentally troubled friend and give some insights into being emotionally mature. Mr. Suvish Samuel Sundaram once again joins us. He has Masters in Counselling Psychology, is a counsellor who specializes in Family & Couple Therapy and works with a lot of teens and young adults. We also invited Ms. Nisha Menzies who is an Assistant Professor at St. Joseph's Autonomous College, has MPhil in Developmental Psychology and Masters in Clinical Psychology. In this episode, we asked a lot of questions to understand how should one help a friend, where do we draw the boundaries and how to mentally strong in the current times. While we hope this helps, it is in no way a substitute for therapy. In case you are going through a lot of struggles then please visit a counsellor.
46:07
July 18, 2020
Understanding Mental Health in 2020
With the current pandemic situation that has forced all of us to stay indoors, experts believe that the mental health of the society has been distressed. Hence, we invited Mr. Suvish Samuel Sundaram who has Masters in Counselling Psychology, is a counsellor who specializes in Family & Couple Therapy and works with a lot of teens and young adults.  In this episode, we asked a lot of questions to understand what depression, stress anxiety and other mental illness is, why and how people experience them as well as how it largely varies. While we hope this helps, it is in no way a substitute for therapy. In case you are going through a lot of struggles then please visit a counsellor.
46:26
July 11, 2020
India & Women - Our Society
Is a gender equal India something that all of us could dream of achieving anytime soon ? Or are some people just completely ignorant about the situation here, making it normal to be treating our daughters like this? In this episode, Aditya and Jishnu continues their discussion with Ms Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind (assistant professor in women's studies at Tata Institute of Social sciences, Author  of 'the heavens we chase', researcher, TEDx speaker and someone who has achieved much more that we couldn't possibly fit in this description ) on the status of women in India with special emphasis on women's autonomy over themselves and dialogue spread in our society. This episode, Lavanya tries to make sense to a lot of controversial questions ranging from abortion, prostitution, women in power and so much more.
46:44
July 7, 2020
India & Women - Girl Child and Feminism
Why is feminism such a misconstrued term in India? Are people sometimes going overboard with their feminist ideologies ? India ranks 108/149 in the Gender inequality index. Only 40% of the girl children above 25 have received secondary education. Above 90% of the unorganised work force is employed by females compared to 85% males in the organised sector. Here, we see a clear lack of rapid improvement in India, in women's status, despite the immense potential and supposed opportunities available for them. In this episode Aditya and Jishnu tries to understand the issue of gender inequality in India with special emphasis on the condition of Indian daughters and feminism. We have with us Ms Lavanya Arvind who is an assistant professor in women's studies at Tata Institute of Social sciences, Author (the heavens we chase), researcher, Tedx speaker and someone who has achieved much more that we couldn't possibly fit in this description to give us her insights in this issue.
47:24
July 4, 2020
The Way Forward (Part 2)
In this episode, hosts Aditya  and Jishnu delve deep into the issue of COVID - 19 with special reference to India. To talk about the arguments between lives and livelihood with the advent reduction of restrictions in lockdown, we invited Mr. Anand Kumar (currently pursuing PhD in IIM Bengaluru) to discuss on the economics side of things and Dr. Ashwin Prem (M.B.B.S , AIIMS Bhopal) to give a medical perspective. Here, we discussed about the impact on migrant workers, India's credit rating and debt situation the big question of herd immunity in India and the process of vaccinations among various other topics that will formulate our way forward.
56:33
June 27, 2020
The Way Forward (Part 1)
In this episode, hosts Aditya  and Jishnu delve deep into the issue of COVID - 19 with special reference to India. To talk about the arguments between lives and livelihood with the advent reduction of restrictions in lockdown, we invited Mr. Anand Kumar (currently pursuing PhD in IIM Bengaluru) to discuss on the economics side of things and Dr. Ashwin Prem (M.B.B.S , AIIMS Bhopal) to give a medical perspective. Here, we discussed about the timing of the lockdown, reasons for the increasing cases, the rate of testing in India among various other topics that people need to be aware of in our way forward.
01:03:37
June 20, 2020
Episode 0 : An Insight into our Imagination.
In this introductory episode Jishnu and Aditya briefly explain the idea behind starting this podcast, the plans and what is in store for the upcoming episode.
07:29
June 18, 2020