“The Self” Series | A photo-story by Aakriti and Reyhan

2 min read Note:Everything of everything is in everything.The same underlying facets that make a blizzard.You and I are different conglomerates of the same atoms.Bound by the same forces in the most elementary level and still distinct in shape and function, existence.Still, the same. However, this moment, I choose to dare and perturb the balance of ambiguity in … Read more“The Self” Series | A photo-story by Aakriti and Reyhan

Dumb Maturity

2 min read I was innocent when I was born. There were times when I didn’t know about rape, child abuse, racism and other social evils.I simply didn’t hate anyone or rather I didn’t even know how to hate.There is an unusual calmness that we take for an understanding when we are deluded by the motliness of the … Read moreDumb Maturity

Internet and the Paradox of Choice

3 min read The observable universe of an individual on the third planet from the sun is plagued by change in climate for the worse, large scale conflicts, ignorance and an inherent lack of altruism, if he chooses to acknowledge what he sees.

She Speaks at Midnight

3 min read Ignorance is Great. It brings the ignorant so close to the great. Yet the ignorant know not the divine plot that the universe conspires to help it uplift from its ignorance. This Great ignorance is blinding. What is it that you hurry for? For what haste do you spit on your brother? What veil is it that blinds the eye? Blame not the veil because it is your own will to ignore and your own resistance to act. While you consider the crowd to be in the right direction. You seek not your own answers.

An Absurdist Rebellion and The Pursuit of Happiness

3 min read Anything can be philosophy, form opinions, think about things, anything, the nature of existence to the nature of homework, because in all its uncertainty, philosophy is the most human thing you can do. Everybody is a philosopher, composing maybes to answer questions we cannot know.

Brief Nuances on Nihilism

< 1 min read How is a man to continue living when he realizes that he is nothing?

What then is Life if not Love?

5 min read Love is not the great romance we have been exposed to since forever, nothing extravagant, nothing apparently large. Love is simple, it is in the intricacies of life, the little things we do to save ourselves, the things we do to give our perception a direction, the things we do to give this valueless life some moments of fulfillment, some moments of living.

A Night in Kumartali

11 min read One humid Kolkata night, as the remnants of the previous night’s bottle found itself depleting, I walked out to the neighbourhood bootlegger. The setting of the area seemed to be an unvarying one – the endless alternating between the dim light and the tranquil darkness, the shuffling footsteps, the limp figures seeking darker shades in … Read moreA Night in Kumartali