Emile Durkheim was the first one to study this concept. While it related to a state where societies underwent social change with the absence of any guidelines and expectations from the people, it has evolved to become a part of society that has chaos within order. This is specific to the age and times we … Continue reading Escaping Anomie
If you were to ask yourself the question, 'What do I fear the most?', what would you come up with? Death? Losing your loved ones? Pain? Well, I have come to conclude that everyone has their own fears. Everyone has their own fears to battle. Yet, there there is one element feared by all human … Continue reading Our Universal Fear
Scientifically speaking it is impossible to rewind time. Time travel is, as we know it by our modern scientific theories, impossible. I look at time as an inspiration. Sure, it is a battle that everything and everyone has to fight. No one can cheat Time. Only Gravity can bend time to its will. What I … Continue reading Rewinding Time
Recently, I read an article that described the severe hazards that prevail in Beijing, China's capital city and also one of its most polluted. The article gives you a very grim view of the situation there. It described the city as something of a futuristic scene. The entire city is covered in a layer of … Continue reading The Toxicity of Our Times
Much of my life has been uneventful and disillusioning for me until I passed out of High School and moved into the vile real world. In my country, college life is not very different from that of school, because of which most never experience the world until they complete their education or are motivated by … Continue reading This Memory Still Makes Me Smile
Many a times people find themselves in a sticky situation. All is going well, until the sky turns dark for your soul and a thunderstorm devours your mind while your heart feels stuck in a swamp of negativity. Yes, my friend, I am talking about the moment when you loose all hope.You must have felt … Continue reading How do you counter despair?
There was once a boy who would suffer from frequent bouts of extraordinary inspiration. His early years were spent in failure and despair, shadowed by those who surpassed him and reached his goal before he could even see it. He dreamed beyond hope, always trying to be what he knew in his heart he could … Continue reading Towards the summit, against the storm and the wind and obstacles within.