Just imagine a world in which we won’t be forced to be an audience for mindless violence. Without an audience, acts of terror aren’t acts of terror anymore. They are just crimes.
I was reading a rather disturbing feature on Time about the attack on Nido Taniam in Delhi. It struck me that this, and other instances of hate that happen all over the world every day, are not surprising. We can’t pretend to be shocked, awed and disturbed, and cringe away from these acts of violence.Continue reading “Hate And Why We Love It”
I stood on the edge of land. “I’m back, baby,” I whispered. “I missed you,” she said. “I missed you too.” She responded by gently swirling around my ankles, gurgling as she withdrew and made way for another of her waves to wash over me. I had a smile the whole weekend in Gokarna. I’veContinue reading “Two Zero Eight Four :)”
There were quite some sights to behold last night: 1. Mom, who prides on being a teetotaler and frowns when I even think of alcohol, nursing a mug of chilled beer and ‘Cheers’ing everyone in the room! 2. The great-grandmom of the family dancing to Elvis Presley’s “A Little Less Conversation”! 3. Uncles and auntiesContinue reading “Resolutions And Wishlists :)”