Society, If Same-Sex Love Isn’t Part of Your Definition of Love, Then You’re in for Trouble

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi This legend understood in the 13th Century which most of the so-called sophisticated and educated people of heterosexual hegemonic regime refuse to understand even today. Or is it that … Continue reading Society, If Same-Sex Love Isn’t Part of Your Definition of Love, Then You’re in for Trouble

Two Greatest Myths of Writer’s Block, and Two Lessons to Overcome It

Writing a single sentence after typing this title was difficult. May be they call this “Writer’s Block.” I don’t know, but I do know that I can explain this phenomenon and ways to combat it. Writer’s Block: A state in which a writer becomes incapacitated to produce anything of value. Or she likes to believe … Continue reading Two Greatest Myths of Writer’s Block, and Two Lessons to Overcome It

Conversation With a Murderer: Amrita Pritam on “Masculinity” and “Izzat”

Killing seemed to be a better option than negotiation, what more worse can it get for a society? Men calling violence masculinity don’t know what it means. It is 1980. Amrita Pritam learnt about a husband who has killed his wife to guard his family’s honor. Intrigued on knowing that the husband was an educated … Continue reading Conversation With a Murderer: Amrita Pritam on “Masculinity” and “Izzat”

Oliver Sacks — His Life & His Times

The first time I learned about Oliver Sacks was via the only blog of its kind Brain Pickings. Maria Popova's (founder and author at Brain Pickings) wonderful article — Love, Lunacy, and a Life Fully Lived: Oliver Sacks, the Science of Seeing, and the Art of Being Seen — arrested my senses and I was introduced … Continue reading Oliver Sacks — His Life & His Times