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Our Shackled Patriotism

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Pakistan

So, August arrives again. Like every year, channel logos change to green. Youth begins placing flags on their roof tops, buying badges and flags only to find them on the floor beneath our feet the next day. More deceitful promises and more lies by dearly loved leaders; more national songs and a load of new […]

Feminism – Are We Doing It Wrong?

Nov 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Social

Feminism (Oxford definition) – the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. EQUALITY! Not supremacy.  Feminism is all about advocating women’s rights not advocating their supremacy above any other human being and certainly not about loathing men like some sort of filth. Then why exactly do some self proclaimed “feminists” […]

Democracy or Feudal Dynasty

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

What comes to your mind when you think of the word Democracy?  Rule of the people, Equal rights of all citizens, Freedom, but if you’re a Pakistani, this may not be the case. I, for some reason, fail to understand or connect to the present form of democracy in Pakistan. When I, as a Pakistani, […]

Is an Average Pakistani a Super Human?

Aug 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Religion

Scorching heat of summers in Pakistan, along comes Ramadan. The heat makes me crave cold water. I sit right in front of the fan and don’t bother moving an inch. Just when I start to relax.. BOOM! The power goes off. Leaving me appalled wondering whatever happened to all the promises that were made to […]

I’m A Liberal Fun-damentalist!

Mar 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Social

Extremism in any shape or form is wrong, be it religious or secular. Unfortunately, most of the critics tend to focus only on the extreme part of Islam and the people exploiting it for their own interest. They either do not know or deliberately hide the fact that Islam as a liberating religion; something that […]