Momento Mori

We are surrounded by endings. Finality. Like this sentence. Like a good book. Like life. And with every ending comes this idea of purpose. The ultimate. The reason. For that sentence. That book. That life. The masterpiece. What Alberto Manguel calls, in A Reader on Reading, "Final Answers." "This paradox [that] haunts authors," he says. … Continue reading Momento Mori

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The Duality of Man in the Absence of Woman

Sex and sexuality have been a taboo for most cultures across the world at some point or the other. Interesting, isn't it? The thing that is the reason for life is one of the most shied away from topics of discussion. The mere mention of it makes most people blush. Or awkward. Or uncomfortable. Once … Continue reading The Duality of Man in the Absence of Woman