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 […]Read More RAMBLINGS IV
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 […]Read More World made sense
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 […]Read More Herd mentality
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 […]Read More PSA
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 […]Read More Language matters
Keep your head down and mouth shut : If you want to move ahead At the cost of your conscience If you want to stay out of trouble At the cost of your fellow humans If you want to stay off of the radar At the cost of silencing your own thoughts If you want […]Read More confine or expand?
If a social media post assures you But not reputed science journals If you please yourself on mocking vaccination But turn a blind eye to who die un-vaccinated If you disregard reason in favor of belief But portray your beliefs as your reason to others If you spread anti-science stands as memes But benefit largely […]Read More How to name you?
Our weakness or our aggressionOur flaws or our super egoOur intolerance or our indifferenceOur peccadillo or our blundersOur dishonesty or our TruthsOur beliefs or our emptinessOur fears or our delusionsOur fear of death or fear of livingOur identity or lack thereofRead More What are we hiding?
Happiness or satisfactionAdventures or Groundhog experiencePleasure or PainlessnessUniversal Love or ruthless indifference Wisdom or learned stupidityHistory or archaeologyMemories or forgetfulnessAccepting differences or ignoring differences This list ain’t Either OrBut a spectrumWe all are somewhere in the middleRealizing this will help usNot doing will ruin usRead More What are we after?
I read once a Jean Paul Sartre’s quote that “Man is condemned to be free”. My immediate thought was well, this sounds abstract still it is catchy. Why should freedom be treated as condemnation and not as liberation? Obviously, I didn’t read the full quote, which goes “Man is condemned to be free; because once […]Read More Freedom – condemnation or liberation?