Category: Social & Political

An Exposition on Why We Need to Change Our Political System to Solve Many of The Problems Facing Us Today

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodiet?” is a latin phrase attributed to the roman poet Juvenal, translated as, “who will guard the guards themselves?” This article seeks to analyze the scope of police jurisdiction and excesses of state authority. To be absolutely fair, we must first talk about what makes a nation- state.A nation-state is a territorially […]

Speaketh and Doth

To a layman, Shakespeare is just another playwright. Little does the Gen Z know that Shakespeare has paved the way for free speech and expression. To seek the answer to the personally mind-boggling question – ‘Should freedom of speech and expression be absolute?’, let’s slow down and gawk at the present scenario. Around the globe, […]

Distract & Rule

We all must have heard about the great Alexander’s philosophy of winning wars, “Divide and Rule”. In today’s era, the political leaders of India have modified it a bit. They have turned it into “Distract and Rule”. This means that the people are distracted from the agendas of importance and the people who voice against […]

When Homophobia is Incompatible with Religion

India, the world’s largest democracy decriminalised consensual gay sex as late as September 2018. And while many hailed this decision of the Supreme Court as being in line with modern western principles of social liberalism, India’s mythology shows us that acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community is entrenched in Indian culture and religion.For starters, Hindu philosophy […]