Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. But Mandela will never die. The ideas, ideals, values and beliefs of this great man remain with us and for the rest of humanity, for as long as we exist, Mandela will exist within us. 20 years ago the world was singing “Free Nelson Mandela” and […]Read More Thank You Nelson Mandela
When researching the man behind the Playboy brand it is admirable to see the way Hugh Hefner had a vision from an early age and grafted until it became a reality. I believe, like his mother, that he knew he was onto something big, hence his determination, and I am grateful for his impact on […]Read More Hugh Hefner is a genius.
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When it comes to the portrayal and treatment of women in the media, we’ve come a long way since the Mad Men era. And yet, in 2013, it’s still not unusual to hear messages like “I’m not saying she deserved to be raped, but…” or “Women just aren’t as good at…
I’m not feeling nostalgic, not more than the usual, but I am sitting here reminiscing about a few things that have happened. Tomorrow I turn 20. That’s a big one, I think; two decades! I still have memories of visiting my brother and my sister (my closest friends) at their home in Weimershof, Kirchberg in […]Read More A few thoughts from my last day as a teenager
A TEDtalk about a woman trying to find Mr.Right. What is amazing about this video is the moral of the story. “Don’t settle”. Amy Webb tried online dating and found out it wasn’t that easy to find the right guy. The dates didn’t always go very well. So, she, a fan of data started making […]Read More She “hacked” online dating
The first kind of democracy was the Athenian form of government created in city-state of Greece, Athens. Since then we’ve come a long way, democracy has spread almost all around the world and has paved a new way, away from the authoritarian ideologies of the past. Yet, there is a great disaffection with some of […]Read More Political Parties – Destroying Democracy?
Comedian Russel Brand has never voted, and he can definitely back up this position. Not much to say here, he covers it.Read More Comedian Russell Brand expresses his political beliefs in a must-watch video!
In these days of conflict and war in the Middle-East, it may be time to look at the situation by stepping back from the current events and distinguish the underlying trends affecting the region from the immense and continuous flow of information the media throw at our faces everyday on Syria, Egypt and Iran. One […]Read More Geopolitics of Islam, the current Shia-Sunni relations
The civil war in Syria has been a blight on the Middle East, with far-reaching consequences for the region, even without the 100,000+ death toll, and over 2 million refugees in the surrounding countries. The world stage seems to be returning to a Cold War-era of US versus Russia international relations. The US, led by […]Read More Is the Syria Conflict turning into International Good Cop/Bad Cop?
There is the question of I, the question of we, the burning questions of “we as a people” and the most important of all, “we as a human race”. For the latter, we have big corporations, governing bodies, International non-governmental and multinational organisations that try to cooperate – but is it done well? As much […]Read More In what kind of world do we want to live in?
Dear cousin, I wish that every time we conversed I was able to write down what I am saying. I wish that I could show my worries less and show my understanding more. Dear cousin, I don’t want you to study, nor do I want you to find a job, I am not asking you […]Read More Dear cousin, How I end up hurting my cousin every time I try to advise her
It doesn’t seem as hard, commenting on the “Syrian crisis” from an apartment in sunny Athens, trying to make a judgement for oneself of what is happening now, not only in Syria but on an international level – what is being said about Syria and the actions we are about to see happening regarding the […]Read More In doubt about Syria
Any person who observes the world is likely to become a cynic. Wars, corruption, poverty, extremism – only a few things that once discussed briefly can make some react in a similar way to this “Oh this world is messed up, what’s the point of doing anything, what’s the point of trying?”. My grandmother believes […]Read More Is the world bad?
It has been a week since I arrived back home to Mumbai. Travelling from London to Mumbai via Dubai is always an intriguing journey. After I arrive in Mumbai, sit in my car and drive away from the airport, there are differences between these two cities that stick out like a sore thumb. No, it’s […]Read More Waiting On The World To Change
After Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, I decided to give some of my own definitions and create my own philosophical explanations for some of the most burning questions of all, after all I am a Hellene too. LIFE There is no meaning to life, I don’t know how there could be a “meaning” to life. We […]Read More Philosophical Conclusions of the moment