zombies

Zombies : Un-dead creatures walking around with no consciousness We are zombies, when we: Stay silent upon seeing school girls stripped of their dignity & education Choose to turn away when people’s homes are razed to ground on mere suspicion Smirk at the rampant hate speech discourses against the “Others” Rejoice at the plight of […]

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Guard yourself

If your insecurity bothers othersIt is cruelty not insecurityIf your sentiments get hurt by mere ads (1, 2, 3, 4)It is your sentiments that need to be corrected not adsIf your silence aids the oppressorIt is you who are the real oppressorIf your willingness to turn blind eye to others’ sufferingsIt is you who are […]

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It was good, while it lasted

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 […]

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What’s your choice : Eternal Vigilance or Eternal Indifference??

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 […]

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The Curse

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 […]

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Democrac(z)y

C: Hey, I have something to discuss with you. You have time? H: Not much, but still go ahead C: I was wondering whether average people really care about Democracy. H: I hope so. Do you think otherwise? C: Yes, I think people care least about their country being a democratic one or an authoritarian […]

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Demand More

From government Demand universal healthcareDemand free educationDemand social security netDemand equitable growthDemand free & fair criminal justice systemDemand Free speechDemand Right to DissentDemand Right to be left aloneDemand following the constitution & make amendments when neededDemand building a state/country that trusts science and is rational From Party in power (Never call ruling party : They […]

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