Posts Tagged ‘ capitalism ’

The Political Economy of Hatred

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

Hatred is a scam. Just like a lot of stuff Capitalism and its globalizing effects want to sell us. This is what they do right? They come at our doors and they sell stuff. We buy stuff. But we also buy into stuff. Into the ideology of stuff. The ideology of stuff isn’t your next […]

The Cost of Caring

Sep 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest

We live in a world of horror. A world of trembling despair. Of playful murder. Of playful strategy. Of senseless, random, vague bombing from a remote control held by someone taking incessant breaks between his munching of doritos and sipping of diet coke.  Of someone saying that others are the cause of our problems as […]

Love in The Time of Narcissism

Feb 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion, Social

Arguably, love is the highest sentiment the human spirit is capable of. In essence, it is selfless, generous, liberating, sublime. It purges one of all that holds one down to the mundane and earthy. Kahlil Gibran famously writes: “Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it […]

Worshiping Idols

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Religion, Social

While reciting Kalma-e-tayyaba, every Muslim knows that he is negating all idols and testifying that he will worship none other than Allah (SWT). But do we negate all the idols in our life? Especially those hidden modern day idols which we worship knowingly or unknowingly.  Love for anything blown out of proportion is start of […]

Money, Money, Money..

Jul 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Social

History itself is the best teacher for mankind. People, who learn from it, record their names in the history as successful. These lessons and the examples keep on cumulating day by day as the time waits for none and keeps on flowing like water streams endlessly by turning future into present and the present into […]