Are you for real??

You don’t mean what you sayYou don’t say what you thinkYou don’t do what you sayYou don’t believe what you think You don’t know what you readYou don’t read what you needYou don’t question what you readYou don’t pursue what you need You don’t know you wellYou follow others’ planYou live others’ lifeYour life’s just […]

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Define Yourself

Your work doesn’t define youNeither your relationshipYour wealth doesn’t define youNeither your social statusYour success doesn’t define youNeither your failureYour birth doesn’t define youNeither your deathYour virtues don’t define youNeither your vicesIf these don’t, then what would?We spend our lives trying to figure outOnly to realize it’s absurdity in the end.

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(In) Authenticity

We all go around fakingLaughing at the authenticAuthenticity scares usFalsity consoles us We think we’re betterOur true self knows we’re notWe think we’re wiserOur intelligence knows we’re not We go around signalling virtuesLonging for our ego’s rescueWhen reality hits usOur Naked self terrifies us

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Stages of Life

You start as an idealistYou slowly turn to a realistYou change a bit to become pessimistYou go on to be a cynicOnly to end up as a misanthropist You start as a theistYou try become a rationalistYou wish to be a romanticistYou badly want to be an existentialistOnly to end up as a Nihilist You […]

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What Will I Do?

Dissent or obey? If I were in Nazi Germany Blow the horn or stay silent? If I were in an unethical company Stand up or close my eyes? If I were in an immoral govt agency Help or betray my neighbor? If I were in a totalitarian regime Stand alone or dissolve in the crowd? […]

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Conundrums – III

People seek adventure, only To appreciate the mundanity People seek novelty, only To make it prosaic People seek company, only To appreciate the solitude People seek peace, only To incite the chaos People seek pleasure, only To aggravate the pain People seek forgiveness, only To flare up resentment People seek acceptance, only To acknowledge the […]

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Pursuit of Mirage

Most people pursue you Some people don’t know you Most people can’t hold on to you Some people haven’t met you In Materials some people seek you In service some people seek you In nothing some people seek you In sorrows some people seek you Philosophers want to define you Scientists want to understand you […]

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Un examined life a better life?

Blessed are those souls, who from a very young age know what they want to do with their lives. Blessed too are those souls, who never think about what they want to do with their lives. Cursed are those souls, who think about this question often, but don’t have a single concrete answer to this […]

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Musings

Are the surveillance cameras & states the omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent god, that we were taught of in our lives? When I listen to the word user/person, I mostly picture man? Is it gender specific? What will a transgender person think in this case? Why do the women in Renaissance frescoes don’t look straight? Is it […]

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