Is it for giver’s satisfaction or the receiver’s?Is it a societal pressure?Is it because you expect the same one day?Is it to show that you care?Is it to show you could?Is it to be part of receiver’s life in someway?Is it to proclaim to the world that you and the receiver are in good terms?Is […]Read More Why do we gift?
We all stand at the edge of precipiceNot afraid of falling,But afraid of jumping,Why do we even think of jumping?Could it be the burden of existence?Could it be the burden of loneliness?Could it be the burden of keeping up with society’s standards?Or could it be that it makes no difference?We immerse ourselves in mundane tasksWe […]Read More Precipice
If I thought about something politically incorrect, but don’t say it – is that politically correct/incorrect?If I type in a sexist comment, but then delete it without sending : Am I sexist or not?If I believe in superstition, but not in God : Am I religious or not?If I am a privacy absolutist, but share […]Read More AM I or NOT?
Undeserving Glorification Billionaires giving sermons on frugalityLeaders praised for doing their jobsSpeaking about a non-existent pastRich gurus speaking about contentParents living for their childrenRich people living on subsistence wagesSports persons donating their jerseysCorporate taking a stand on convenient “social issues”Billionaires “giving” away their wealth These are not harmlessThey could make world go crazy in no […]Read More Undeserving glorification
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 […]Read More principled life – myth or reality?
Should we hope for things getting better (or)despair because things are worse now hope for an equitable society (or)despair for living in an unequal society hope for a brighter future (or)despair because of looming void hope for a rational populace (or)despair for living among imbeciles hope for a happy afterlife (or)despair because of hellish “now” […]Read More Hope or despair
Look back and It appalls youLook forward and It terrifies youStay in the moment & It paralyses you Thinking is a curse and a blessingGood Health is a curse and a blessingIn total, life is a curse & a blessing We were never taught how to liveWe were never taught how to dieWe were never […]Read More Incoherent
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?
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 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 […]Read More Are you for real??