You’re Someone’s child Someone’s sibling Someone’s parent Someone’s partner Someone’s employee Someone’s student Some religion’s follower Some philosophy’s adherent Some society’s member Some country’s citizen Can you define your identity without a reference to someone or something? You will always be part of a whole But never become part of a massRead More Who are you?
Dear Apple, It is sad to see you fall from your high horse into the pit of surveillance hell. You took a stand on Privacy and stuck to it all these years. I, among many, used your products for one reason only : Privacy. I tried to salvage/protect whatever is left of my privacy from […]Read More Fallen Apple
An internal monologue : If monologue is one person talking, would it matter if its internal or external? -That’s a discussion for another day. We all value work so much in our society. When asked, people might say Work gives respect, money, value and sense of self-worth. But I would say the greatest gift of […]Read More Is Work worth doing?
C: Hey it’s been a while since we conversedH : Yes, I have been quite appalled by the news I keep reading and wanted to be aloneC: What news could have such an impact on a nihilist/absurdist such as you?H: Have you read about the alleged rape & murder of a 9 years old Dalit […]Read More It was good, while it lasted
Are we becoming/being turned into single entity, i.e individual from being a community. This is not some rigorous research article or some philosophical pondering or some nostalgia for bygone era. This is some random stream of consciousness specific to this question of us becoming more individualistic. Public transports will soon become a thing of the […]Read More Are we becoming more Individualistic??
Democracy is a living organismIt grows faster when people careIt deteriorates when they don’tIt thrives when citizens are informedIt struggles when they’re ill-informedWe don’t expect a child to growIf we feed it once every 5 yearsBut we expect democracy to growJust ‘coz we vote on election dayEconomic system drove us away from politicsConsumerism made us […]Read More What’s your choice : Eternal Vigilance or Eternal Indifference??
C: Hey, what’s this Pegasus issue? H: It’s a spyware used by those in power to surveil you without your knowledge. C: Is it used for spying? H: Yes and much more C: Shouldn’t governments and intelligence agencies be allowed to surveil those who are a threat to nation? H: Yes, they can. But there […]Read More Beware – You could be watched (hint: not by God )
H: Hey, I need you to clear my doubt about something C: Tell me, I will try. Anyways your question and my answer are in the end meaningless H : Recently someone asked me “what trait of yours will make world a better place?” & I mentioned remaining silent/doing nothing C: Pl enlighten me H: […]Read More Speak Up
It takes few years to display this skill. Not all are fortunate enough to showcase it. Those who are fortunate, never realize the value of it. The first steps you take would be a sight to cherish to your parents. They brought you to this world, may be helped you learn it (though I believe […]Read More Pleasure of walking
You clap when you’re asked to You light lamps when you’re asked to From comforts of your living room Order food online Watch movies online Complain about migrant workers Spreading infection to remote parts You pick up fights When someone points out flaws You’re willing to pay 1000s You’re willing to cut corners You jump […]Read More The Curse