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Why Not Forever?

The Webster dictionary defines immortality as ‘exempt from death’ or ‘exempt from oblivion’. What’s the big deal about immortality? You have all the time in the world to do whatever you want, to eat as many plates of biryani as… Continue Reading →

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Ram, till death do us apart

“And that’s why we named you Lav”, Ram said as he kissed his son’s forehead while adjusting his bedsheet. The clock was ticking ten and Lav was slowly falling asleep after his bedtime story. Ram tucked him and his favourite… Continue Reading →

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Choices

‘The Test’ written by Sylvain Neuvel is the kind of work that takes you on a roller coaster of emotions. Emotions of fear, sadness, pressure and love. Every incident, every situation in the book made me think of how I… Continue Reading →

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What if?

The following article has spolier alerts from the book “The shadow of the wind” written by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. “And they lived happily ever after “. Every time a book comes to an end and every time we read its… Continue Reading →

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Inside the Head of a Criminal Mastermind

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, brutality and sadistic practices. The reader is advised to use their discretion to continue reading.   The idea of nature versus nurture is one of the most disputed… Continue Reading →

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A Letter

  Dear reader, The fear of failure is a kind of illusion, like a mirage that is caused by feelings. Feelings like acrimony or ill will. Failure is a word that is wrongly interpreted most of the times. It is… Continue Reading →

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The Russian Sleep Experiment

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, brutality and sadistic practices. The reader is advised to use their discretion to continue reading.   Coming to classic tanks, fighter jets, punji traps, and army camouflages in… Continue Reading →

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The Tale of a Farmer

A myth is a traditional, usually ancient story involving supernatural beings, ancestors or heroes. Myths are used to explain aspects of the natural world or to show the psychology customs or the ideals of a society. Myths exist in every… Continue Reading →

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The philosophy of ‘letting go’

We have all heard that mobile phones and other digital devices are addictive, harmful and that they affect our mental health, but it is only when you experience a situation in which you can’t access these devices for a few… Continue Reading →

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Magic with a ‘K’

Growing up in a world where books like Harry Potter and The Wizard of Oz are written and read by people, we really wish magic exists. There are kids out there still waiting for their Hogwarts acceptance letter even though… Continue Reading →

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Nitta Sayuri in the making

“A story like mine should never be told, for my world is as forbidden as it is fragile, without its mystery, it cannot survive. I certainly wasn’t born into the life of a Geisha… like so much in my strange… Continue Reading →

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The Voice of Silence

Silence has always intrigued me, for it is so much more than just being the absence of sound. It has many layers to it, hidden underneath its simplicity.  Silence is a form of expression, simple in its nature but tough… Continue Reading →

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Harry Potter: A story about magic which works on mystery

Before every Potterhead in a 400-mile radius starts planning a murder because I dared to use the words “Harry Potter” and “bad“ in the same sentence, I would like you to think of a reason why each of the Harry… Continue Reading →

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Optimistic Nihilism

Man, as we know and see today, has evolved gradually over a few million years. We underwent a series of slow changes that made it possible for us to evolve from apes to humans. The early man found himself in… Continue Reading →

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Are We Really ‘Building’ a Future?

In today’s day and age, the growth of all technology is indeed exponential. The world is hungry for innovation and automation. Although this could potentially surpass the critical limits of the same, there is a limit to everything in life…. Continue Reading →

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Hera Pheri

7:30 AM, coffee in my hand, I start to scroll down through Inshorts only to find out that the biopic of Narendra Modi is scheduled to release on April 12. I sigh in surprise “Wait a second”. How many more… Continue Reading →

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Ugadi or You-gudi?

As the cool breeze of winter is slowly changing into the warm summer loo, the grape and orange stalls are steadily replaced by the King of fruits. Markets lingering with the smells of Himayathi, Rasiyaal, Baiganapalli, Dashahari, Kesar and the… Continue Reading →

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Ashes to indigo poison

Rudra looked deep into the eyes of the descendant of the great Bhrigu. He witnessed the sap of leaves gushing down the learned one’s severed finger, as vanity overpowered his senses. Rudra knew what to do. Lo and behold! God… Continue Reading →

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Four Two

Know that moment when you need to set alarms at 5-minute intervals because you are not sure you will wake up in the morning? Right? Not me! Over the past few months, With no classes to attend and no actual motivation… Continue Reading →

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The shutdown is over. Or, is it?

A whole government in turmoil. The longest shutdown in the history of the United States has had far-reaching implications. December 22nd, 2018 was the day the US government shutdown began. What caused it was the fact that the White House… Continue Reading →

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The Day Alexandria Stood Still

Alexandria. A beautiful port city located North of Egypt on the shores of the Mediterranean and named after its founder, ‘Alexander the Great’ in 330 BC. Knowledge is power and who would know better than the great conqueror Alexander, who… Continue Reading →

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The Blurring Lines of Reality

Imagine yourself as a writer and are writing a story. You create some characters and give them some roles, you develop a story-line, make these characters interact and at one point it reaches the ending. Now, taking this to the… Continue Reading →

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Multiverse

Tell me if you can relate to this. You come home after a long day , you had more food than you should have had, and now you are lying in the comfort of your soft, warm bed and before… Continue Reading →

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Life in PUBG

It was a squad’s battle (4 players per squad) in Erangel and my teammates and I were waiting on a strange island to take off. Over 40 seconds of time left on the timer and the count of people kept… Continue Reading →

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