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A contented life: we all want it, but what does it take to be truly at peace with how we are leading our lives? Nietzsche suggests that the most important thing is to be well-adjusted to life and to oneself, which comes down to making wholehearted choices about what we think and where we find meaning. … Continue reading The Eternal Return: How Nietzsche’s philosophy can help you find the key to a contented life
In the always-on, hyper-connected world that we currently live in, our capacity for boredom has shrunk. The demands on our attention keep us stuck in the loop of the endless scroll. But what impact does this colonization of our attention have on our creative faculty? … Continue reading The surprising link between boredom and creativity
From elite performing artists to a marginalized community living on the fringes of society, the tawaif community has undergone numerous upheavals through the years. Saba Dewan’s Tawaifnama traces the impact of colonialism and the nationalist discourse on the marginalization and erasure of India’s Tawaif culture.… Continue reading Tawaifnama: A brief history of Tawaif culture in India
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