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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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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confine or expand?

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 […]

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How to name you?

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 […]

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What are we hiding?

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 thereof

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What are we after?

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 us

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(un)Erasable

You : Are formed when we’re bornGrow with each passing dayLet us down when needed mostDrive us crazy when not neededWe wish to turn you off at willYet we worry we might lose you foreverHelp us realize who we’reGetting lost makes us invalidWe tend to hold on to you as long as possibleMake us who […]

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principled life – myth or reality?

I was against corruptionUntil I had to get my driving licenseI was against big techUntil I needed a smartphoneI was against lyingUntil I needed an emergency leaveI was against online shoppingUntil I needed my favorite author’s bookI was against working in a harmful industryUntil I needed a job badlyI was against fossil fuelsUntil I needed […]

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