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Unto Death: The Folly of a Naturalistic Legacy | #39

It is unbelievable that you’re still here, still working, striving, persevering, resisting ...

Flat earth, the Antarctic, and your motherless self | #38

Introduction I won’t be diving into the mess of the flat earth ...

Today or tomorrow, but never never | #37

There have been loads of books written on the purpose behind literature, purpose behind life, purpose behind nuclear weapons et cetera. Purpose defines actions, and actions towards that purpose are something ‘ought’ rather than ‘is’. To reiterate, just because something is a way, doesn’t necessitate that it ought to be that way; “you cannot get ought from an is”... ...

A critique of the Orientalist tendencies of India | #36

When we think of Orientalism, the European conquest comes to mind, the Britishers in India and elsewhere, or be it the French or what have you. However, by detaching from the terminology for a moment, one looks at the patterns themselves, of not just the West in the East, but of anyone anywhere; this framework of expansion of the patterns of actions that are mostly accepted as reprehensible, academically or popularly, allow for a broader and much more encompassing understanding of similar reprehensible structures around the globe. ...

Free Speech absolutism does not exist | Thoughts #35

For the past week a lot of ‘stop insulting’ and ‘freedom of ...

The problem of democracy | Thoughts #34

The most widely accepted definition of democracy is as follows; a system ...

Stop being a sports fan | Thoughts #33

I think almost all of us, regardless of how much sport content ...

Stop supporting Kashmir | Thoughts #32

Today is the 5th of August 2020, last year on the same ...

What is the point of intellectual elites? | Politics #31

In this day and age, information spread is rapid, before a theory, ...

Should governments even exist? | Thoughts #30

Okay, I’ll admit, I couldn’t think of a better title, it is ...