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Are We Conscious Enough

By definition, the word risk means ‘to expose to 
danger, harm, or loss’. However, for those who have 
grown up and lived in Pakistan, the definition of 
the word tends to vary according to what class, 
sect and religion you belong to.  1,518 more words
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things learned from a storm

a run-through of random and not-so important lessons during the typhoon Rammasun:

  • people worrying more about wi-fi than electricity drives me insane
  • people taking selfies during the storm drives me insane…
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Personal

Order of the Four Sons, an epic fantasy adventure series

Enter the world of the Order.

The Order of the Four Sons is a sprawling, fast-paced, epic adventure that encompasses multiple worlds and an ensemble cast of characters. 1,426 more words

Books

Borges and I

The other one, the one called Borges, is the one things happen to. I walk through the streets of Buenos Aires and stop for a moment, perhaps mechanically now, to look at the arch of an entrance hall and the grillwork on the gate; I know of Borges from the mail and see his name on a list of professors or in a biographical dictionary. 284 more words

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Zugzwang

A short story inspired by Nick Simpsons’ photograph on Visual Verse.

* Zugzwang is a situation found in chess and other games, where one player is put at a disadvantage because he must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not to move. 542 more words

Short Story

099 - Dance and Rant

my lovely friend Lara wrote this as a comment on my status: “Rant, Rant, or else we’re lost” a parallel to Pina Bausch’s famous statement: “Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost” 37 more words

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