The cruelty of some modern leaders would have astounded even Nadir Shah. Nadir Shah, to his credit, didn’t conceal his cruelty under the guise of honeyed promises of a bright and prosperous future. We keep living under the hypnotic aura of a `shining India` but after four years of Modi governments only a handful of… Continue reading Aggression without an objective
Dejavu- One word that describes Atif Mian`s appointment and subsequent removal from the economic advisory council. It is an old wine in an even older bottle. Understandably Khan`s PTI government has been under fire from even some of its most ardent believers for its decision of removing Atif Mian. “The dream of a Naya Pakistan… Continue reading From Khan On Fire To Khan Under Fire
There are fewer crimes greater, a man can commit, than the crime he commits by becoming a social role model. It is one of the greatest pain that a man carries when he carries knowledge. A man who commits these crimes and carries such a pain is destined to be immortally wounded in the soul.… Continue reading The Pain of Being Krishna: An Agnostic`s view
There is no greater disservice to a hero than to say that this hero is beyond the scope of critical analysis. One of the best things about modern Islam, and probably is true about Hindutva in India, that it is an equal opportunity wealth/fame generator. Islam to this date hasn`t discriminated between its critics… Continue reading Islam: When Jokes Can Kill
Two of my favourite philosophers happen to be Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche and two of my favourite philosophers had completely contrasting views on morality. While Kant the virtuous peaceling considered morality as a basis of all individual endeavours, Nietzsche, brutal realist, viewed morality as a manifestation of a herd instinct that results… Continue reading Heroism and Morality: Changing Perspective
https://www.dawn.com/news/1417105 To live under a demon is horrible but it still doesn’t match the horrors left by demon`s footprints. South Asian institutions barring perhaps the Chinese still suffer from the complexes our slavery under the Gora Sahib earned us. While either most or all institutions suffer from indiscipline but the RSS and Pakistan army are… Continue reading Pakistan Army: the Arsonist of Kargil
None of the pet peeves of the Americans has been nearly as cantankerous and painful for them as has been Pakistan. George Bush was fond of saying how jealous the Jihadis are of the American values. These days, the way representative of a White America in the White House condemns Pakistan; he makes it clear… Continue reading Who is a Terrorist?