Culture crash

There’s a wave of nostalgia that hits you squarely whenever you encounter an alien culture. Somehow, the extremity of an … More

A simulation

Consider, for a moment, the life that we lead. The limited expanse of the window accorded to us provides us … More

A Simalcrum of Happiness

The strands of happiness we cling on to are desperate attempts at morphing meaning into nothingness. Viktor Frankl said that … More


The train pulled out from the crowded platform with its characteristic flair. A chunk of swooning and crowing along the … More

Alternate Reality

Ted Chiang’s ‘Story of your life’ is as much a meditation on human ambition and ingenuity as a criticism of … More


So many lives and stories stay aloof from us. Hidden behind their sheer numbers and engulfed within the dimensions of … More