Begging- A Social Problem In India?

Begging. It is one the social ills that our country has had to face because of its unprecedented rise in population over the past decade and subsequently a lack of job opportunities. All of this collectively adds up and a majority of the population resort to ‘begging’ in order to sustain themselves.

Book Review- ‘Exit West’

All over the world, doors are appearing.
They lead to other cities, other countries, other lives.

And in a city gripped by war, Nadia and Saeed are newly in love.
Hardly more than strangers, desperate to survive, they open a door and step through.

But the doors only go one way. 
Once you leave, there is no going back

Book Review- ‘The Woman in the window’

‘I peer over the lip of the glass at the inbox, empty except for a single message, the subject line blank, the sender’s name in bold.

JANE RUSSELL.

My teeth chink on the glass. I stare at the screen. The air around me is suddenly thin.’

Social Experiment- Picaption!

Would a particular photograph act as the stimulus to a similar set of reactions in others, in comparison to that experienced by myself? And if there is a variation, how will it affect the view points of all the others who are engaged in the same activity.

B o r e d o m .

‘ A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men, of men unduly divorced from the slow processes of nature, of men in whom every vital impulse slowly withers as though they were cut flowers in a vase’ -Betrand Russell, British philosopher. As defined in the pages of Wikipedia, ‘boredom is…

Is Aesthetic Superseding Functionality In Today’s Time?

Great web design without functionality is like a sports car without an engine. -Paul Cookson It has been a long lasting debate as to whether we as individuals give more emphasis to luxury rather than necessity? Many psychologists have pursued interest in this matter and have forged many theories, one of the more famous ones…

Free Will: An Illusion?

The chain of events that lead you to commenting or reading this article may not be a result of free will, it may be a predetermined chain of events. Or was it?

Bidding Adieu To Farewell?

‘Why do I say goodbye,  even when all I yearn is to see you again,  yet, however much I try,  all my efforts go in vain,  when it is time to say goodbye.’   There is something about farewells which does not resonate with me and one thought really drives me to ponder; why do…

Doing Nothing!

Almost from the time my conscious memory serves me, I had always been told to, ‘Do Something’- be it engaging in some sort of activity or listening to music. I could never just while away my time lazing around and watching the tele and me being naive, tried to abide by this ideology and everything…