How does one achieve one’s goal of protest without incurring violence? The simplest way to answer this question is to start a boycott. Boycott is the abstension of purchasing, consuming or dealing with an entity that is against one’s integrity. Essentially, it provides an economic sanction against the entity, in which if the boycott is […]Read more "The Greatest Weapon: Boycott"
It doesn’t matter whether you think Black Lives Matter, White Lives Matter, Brown Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, Purple Lives Matter or Any Lives Matter. The reality is that a life only matters when it has value, saying a life matter doesn’t magically make it valid. We can ask the regressive left if Adolf Hitler’s […]Read more "Whose Lives Matter?"
The concept of “fake news” isn’t really a new idea, we have seen media outlets like The Onion, Daily Show and Weekly World News running rampant in the past few decades. Other forms of “fake news” are hoaxes or propoganda like the famous “Fiji Mermaid” or the “Disappearing Blonde Gene”. But what is troubling now is that fake news […]Read more "We Need Fake News"
Hedonism is a concept that has always fascinated me, in simple terms, hedonism means pleasure seeking. To the hedonists, pleasure or happiness has the highest value which shall be maximised against pain. Essentially, hedonists are individualist utilitarians who focuses on the self rather than a collective. So is there limit of pleasure seeking? In Objectivist terms […]Read more "The Limit of Freedom"
“As a (race,gender,sexual orientation), I have a right to make a statement”. This is the most common way a collectivist begins his statement, he does not have any of his own ideas but he can recite lines he has heard from others. I sympathise with them because this is what the collectivised education system creates-The […]Read more "I Before Us"
When not writing articles, essays or novels, Ayn Rand also enjoyed visiting the cinema and reading other people’s novels. She frequently referenced popular culture in her non-fiction writing: from discussing an episode of Twilight zone (The Eye of the Beholder) to talking about her experience of watching Dr. No when it was released. Today I am […]Read more "The Roots of Ayn Rand"
Howard Roark: “I don’t believe it matters to me—that they’re going to destroy it. Maybe it hurts so much that I don’t even know I’m hurt. But I don’t think so. If you want to carry it for my sake, don’t carry more than I do. I’m not capable of suffering completely. I never have. […]Read more "Against All Odds: Social Media and the Stoddard Temple"