Lao Tzu said: A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.
With this description, we could be somewhat of good travellers, albeit weekend ones. 243 more words
It’s the patch of fabric scratching a patch of skin that’s agonizing and incestuous but you can’t get enough.
It’s biting the side of your mouth with your back teeth, the sting of flesh splitting, the intrigue of electricity pulsing in your skin, the sweet discharge of ferrous blood onto your tongue. 1,204 more words
If you call yourself a musician then you should be able to take anything that makes a sound and then make music with it. Just like our forefathers did it with sheep gut and wood (Oudh, Tabla) or like the grand daddies of hip hop did it with Vinyl records and Vinyl record players or like our big brothers a few decades back did it using sounds from a computer. 309 more words
First published in 2008, below is my essay on the possibility (or impossibility) of acquiring objective knowledge. The essay first appeared in the International Baccalaureate Diploma’s ‘Theory of Knowledge’ essays for November 2008. 1,639 more words