are we free??

Just like a diktat, which comes to effect, when pronounced by an authoritarian, we came into effect because 2 adults made love to each other with or without the consent and/or intention of bringing us into this chaotic world. Even if they had intentions, they didn’t specifically want to have YOU. They wanted to have […]

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Language – Knowledge or not?

Is language a mere tool or a sign of knowledge? I have heard people saying that language is merely a tool to communicate and the ability to speak a language, according to these people, doesn’t imply that person is knowledgeable. Is that really the case? Shouldn’t one be knowledgeable to a degree to be able […]

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HOPE and its futility

My mind oscillates between hopefulness and its futility I hope the masses become rational and realize their stupidity soon But I don’t see it’s happening anytime soon I hope politicians start doing something to reduce societies’ inequalities soon But I see them favoring inequality all the time I hope parents realize their kids are individuals […]

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zombies

Zombies : Un-dead creatures walking around with no consciousness We are zombies, when we: Stay silent upon seeing school girls stripped of their dignity & education Choose to turn away when people’s homes are razed to ground on mere suspicion Smirk at the rampant hate speech discourses against the “Others” Rejoice at the plight of […]

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individuate, individuate, individuate!!!!!

Remember You’re an individual first & foremost The following laundry list will kill the individual in you if you’re not careful Group thinking Accepting societal norms without questioning Blind faith in Religion/Nationalism/Political Ideology Not realizing you are in a Social Media bubble Staying in confines of familial boundaries Does it mean we should never be […]

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RAMBLINGS IV

I was wondering whether am I silent by choice, or due to external force. Even if it were due to external forces, then am I not making a choice to remain silent? I can defy it and choose to speak. In both the cases I am making a choice, either due to my free will […]

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World made sense

I was drunk as hell that night Suddenly the world made sense: Humans are crazy beasts Worrying about their insignificant lives Running after everything transient Without knowing their own transient being I was drunk as hell that night Suddenly the world made sense: Societies are made up to isolate oneself Beliefs are formed to advertise […]

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Herd mentality

I believe, it won’t be unusual to start with a disclaimer : I am no historian or a political scientist. I am just a lazy fellow who spends time watching You Tube videos and reading news websites. Whatever I am going to write here is purely based on my reading & viewing. I have my […]

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PSA

List of travel advisories from various governments to its citizens in Ukraine. An overview for few countries’ advisories United States : First advisory Jan 23rd Australia : January 25th Japan : January 25th Canada : February 1st Netherlands : February 11th Bangladesh : February 12th (as per news only 500 Bangladesh nationals in Ukraine) India […]

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Language matters

I say “I drink only once a week”You say “I am drinking every week”Same meaning but the perspective matters I say “Party in power or Governing party”You say “Ruling party”Same meaning but the way we understand matters I say “The leader exaggerates”You say “The leader lies”Might mean same but the truth matters I say “I […]

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