Questioning War, Conflict & Violence

  Author: Haile Lagi Note: this posts covers some heavy topics, but I think you can handle it 🙂 It’s sometime around 6.00 pm, my dad just bought a new phone, my brother & I somehow simultaneously came to an epiphany of sorts, there’s an “unclaimed item” present in the home (it’s the free accessories that comes with every phone and our parents never use), see … Continue reading Questioning War, Conflict & Violence

A Very Nuclear Future: Friend or Foe?

 by Sujitha Parshi   “So much potential in that boy. I’ll tell you now, in fifty years if he isn’t at the top of his class, there really is no hope for humanity.” Atom had felt proud. With gleaming eyes and a gap-toothed smile, he’d looked at his teacher, grateful for the compliment. It was a kind of proud he’d least expected from someone as flustered … Continue reading A Very Nuclear Future: Friend or Foe?

Battle of the Ages: Stuck in Reverse

Author: Revels In Pakistan, one’s life revolves around what is socially acceptable or unacceptable. Growing up, a person is expected to agree to whatever he is being told, to comply with whatever decisions are made for him, to silently nod at what the ‘elders’ of the family think is right. Before I start, I’d like to make clear that though the situation is improving somewhat, we … Continue reading Battle of the Ages: Stuck in Reverse

3 Myths Holding Back Your Genius

Author Tim Sandors debunks the three most important and common myths about being a creative genius, arguing that if you are following these myths you are setting yourself up for for failure. these include: 1. The myth of the lone wolf inventor 2. The myth of the “eureka” moment 3. The myth of the expert This is a thought provoking analysis on ways to maximise … Continue reading 3 Myths Holding Back Your Genius

The Difference Between Gratification & Happiness: We’ve Known Since 341 BC

Epicureanism is said to be a philosophy of pleasure seeking. Not in a capitalist sense of “treating oneself” by purchasing instant high in disregard of long term low, Be it through Sugar, alcohol or drugs. Climax is said to be an unsustainable and long term potentially destructive means of pleasure seeking. Real happiness is a state of being in which free expression, feelings of achievement … Continue reading The Difference Between Gratification & Happiness: We’ve Known Since 341 BC