Shocking suicide of young Sushant Singh Rajput felt like a personal loss. Everyone is chasing a routine, ratrace, rivalry, competition, winning, victory, happiness, material. STOP. Let us be kinder, pause and ask if the person next door, acquaintance, friend, loved one is well, happy and okay. It may save a life!!
This bit of wisdom too is learnt by people on their own. That is the irony of it. Weekly Wisdom 4 June — MiddleMe
There is a sense of dismay at the information of demolition of historical buildings. But our historical learnings, texts, art and knowledge is being torn down bit by bit over centuries, yet we stand mute spectators. Programmed by the education system to have a sense of aversion to our history, we have let it happen. Now, it is time we say enough is enough! Cover Pic: Scienceteen
Delhi. Hyderabad. Unnao. Rape cases that shook the core of humanity of the nation. Since 2012, laws have become stringent. Yet, rapes bo go unabated. A failed system where people look outside it for justice. How do you think a deterrent will be set by such a system?
What does the newspaper mean to you? Your daily dose of information or a tool to enhance your skills? Whatever it is, it is the last news medium with an ounce of credibility. What does it mean for us, if there are no newspapers tomorrow? Read to find out!
Death is the culmination of life. In irrefutable and inevitable. Yet it is one thing people are most scared of. Why be scared something that will definitely take place? So I say when it comes to you, say 'Not today'.
Truer Words Have Never Been Spoken
Greta Thunberg, climate activist, in the last week gave an emotional speech 'How Dare You' pressurising world leaders and governments to do more against climate change. She has inspired students around the world to get their voice about their futures heard. But her message to PM Modi I felt was without knowledge of developments in India. This is my view on India's position and turning the question back on her. (Please do check out the tweet).
There comes a time when chicks you raised are birds with wings and flee the nest, what happens next?
Society is indifferent to the sufferings unless it knocks on their doors. How does silent spectatorship serve us as a community?