Tagged: society

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Listening with the Third Ear

– Quratulain Dawood “At least I’m not suicidal.” is the response we hear from people who have their chips low and we try to lecture them on how hopelessness can wreck things. And they’re actually right. Most of us, when we go through a phase of depression don’t even think of...

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The Othering of Our Own Kind

– Kainat Azhar  “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” – Dante Alighieri 2.15 AM As the night darkens, I sit alone in my room. The world around me has drifted to sleep. I usually share this lonely...

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Lessons to be learnt from Mann Mayal

– Khadeeja Rana As the latest TV serial hits the charts, we cannot help but wonder about the many loopholes and plot fails this serial has to offer. Despite all its flaws, this serial makes us think about the brutal realities of our society. After a careful thought, I have come...

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The Desi Male

– Syed Aalim Akhtar  “Men are more intelligent than women, he is a chhakka, a hijra, she is a slut. All these statements will not be tolerated in academic spaces now, at least academic spaces. And these were freely supported here in these very institutions 30 yrs ago..” our Professor...

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The Beauty Myth

– Rabiya Shahab We are now living in an era that is dominated by the ever so powerful media. No matter what it is, it is either a byproduct, or somehow linked to media. The byproducts of which are gruesomely damaging our society in numerous ways, whether it’s the increased...

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Freedom: A Dilemma

– Rabiya Shahab We live in a world that moves by the speed of a lightning bolt traveling amidst clouds, there is no stopping, no looking back. A society that lives in such a way establishes certain standards. These standards embark their uniqueness and their success. One of the biggest...