Patriarchy

Thappad, a slap on patriarchy

If there is one movie, you’d watch in 2020, or even this decade, make it Thappad! It’s not about the best or larger than life visual treat and cinematic experiences like Bahubali or Tanhaji. It’s about real things. It’s about you and me. It’s about being a woman. It’s about being a woman, in India.
To me, it’s not about ‘just a slap’. It’s neither about being right or wrong. It’s about your self-worth and how it makes you feel.

Ban TikTok

TikTok, a ticking timebomb (Part 3)

Over 60% of TikTok’s users are aged between 13-24 making them extremely vulnerable to the sexual predators and perverts lurking out there.

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TikTok, a ticking timebomb (Part 2)

We are nothing but an aggregation of behavioural traits, some dominant, some passive!
What intrigues me is the psychological framework of TikTok users and what goes on inside their heads making them crazy for the app. Why are some people drawn towards the app and not others? Do TikTok users have some common traits? Can we do a general profiling of major behavioural traits applicable to more or less to all users?

TikTok, the ticking time-bomb (Part 1)

The popularity of TikTok can be primarily attributed to the never-ending flow of titillating videos, cringeworthy content, suggestive expressions, risqué humour and raunchy moves. The increasing popularity of TikTok is evidence that we have a grotesque, scintillating, sexual, raunchy, hate-filled dark side to us, in contrast to the otherwise sober-sanskari-value-loaded outer personalities we project!

Detachment is Liberating!

It is utterly important to understand that detachment does not mean that you should stop to love, to care, being passionate, being involved. It just means learning to “live in the moment”. Detachment means being able to be engaged wholly as long as the object is with us, and once when not, cherish memories with fondness and without judgement, anger or pain.

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