Author: Anand Bose Homi Baba is one of the foremost thinkers of Post Colonial Criticism and belongs to the school of thought known as Post Structuralism. Homi Baba has made intrusions into the philosophy of language where texts become constructs for post colonial criticism. For Baba Colonialism has not been a straight forward clique between the oppressed and the oppressors but an evolving semantic machine marked … Continue reading Homi Baba: Why We are Still Afflicted by Colonialism Everyday
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?
Author: Rabia Khan My mother teaches Kindergarten kids; almost every day she will tell us some interesting thing that happened in her class. One of my favorites is when she was taking an Islamiat (Islamic studies) class Under the Constitution of Pakistan it is compulsory for schools to teach Islamiat to Muslim students, no special programs are made for non-Muslim students who most of the time have … Continue reading Bhagavan Must Have Made Something?!
Author: Revels Once upon a very British time, when the crown ruled quite a lot of the world, there lay in Asia, a country famous for its heat and spices – India, a majestic land with a thrilling history of battle, love and trade. At one time or another, the different groups that resided within or without it had ruled India, although usually partially, some factions … Continue reading The Fight for Fairness
Author: K. Phani Krishna The following article is divided into 4 points. This article is my take on what feminism should be in India right now. Feminism much like the word politics has been misused and misinterpreted a lot nowadays and it’s not a good thing. What is Feminism? According to google, Feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality … Continue reading What Should Indian Feminism Look Like?
Varun Agarwal was a typical young adult. Relatively smart in school and pushed by his family to study at university “a degree that will get you a high paying job”. He studied engineering yet hated it and eventually started failing in University. Here, Varun shares his fascinating story of freeing himself from the anguish of over thinking everything that could possibly go wrong if he took a … Continue reading I Began to Succeed Once I Stopped Thinking
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