The Tanishq ad controversy – what we’re actually saying

The recent Tanishq ad controversy in India has the social media hustling with all kinds of opinions related to the old Hindu-Muslim debate in the country. While we’ve had more than enough of ‘intellectual’ takes on secularism and social harmony, there’s just one simple point that Hindus who opposed the ad are trying to put... Continue Reading →

Patterns of outrage against rape

Rape is a disgusting, blotting reality on humanity that actually has neither an appropriate punishment nor retribution. If a human being cannot sympathize with the horrors of the moments that a girl undergoes while she is raped, he or them are incapable of any form of compassion and no punishment can change that. Which is... Continue Reading →

Breaking down heartbreaks

A lot of heartbreaks account to one thing if the whole experience is broken down – mental projections of the person who apparently broke our heart. Most times, objective understanding of a situation reveals that the person in question was never deserving of the pedestal we placed them upon. Neither did they equivocally ask for... Continue Reading →

When burning bridges is the best option

A lot of thumb rules prevail when it comes to relationships; all kinds of relationships. ‘Never burn bridges’ is one of them I have come across a lot. Almost every other day, I come across people who cannot stand other people but will never confront them because who knows, one day or another they might... Continue Reading →

Why do we tend to love sociopaths?

After binge watching and being a hardcore fan of series like Sherlock, Money Heist and their likes, I’ve noticed that there is a strong pattern notable within the fan community. Also as a personal experience, I’ve noticed that we tend to fall madly in love with sociopathic characters created in such series, even more than... Continue Reading →

The delusions of a love story

Oftentimes when we fall in love with someone, there is a factor within our mind that intensifies the entire process. That factor, what I like to call the delusions of a love story ends up causing more harm than a relationship can when things go downhill, or there are no responses from the other end... Continue Reading →

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