Archive for the ‘Poverty’ Category

What exactly are these so called ‘Moral Values’ that so many self righteous pretentious hypocrites of our country keep touting? Really? This is a long due post. It will not  arrive at any conclusions and it will not do anything about the ‘situation at hand’. Like most passive youngsters (!), I cannot do anything about […]

I came across this site, Global Richlist and was ‘pleasantly‘ surprised to find that, inspite of my pathetic and meagre earnigs I’m actually the 850,643,176 th richest person on the planet. Apparently, I’m in the top 14.17%…in terms of annual income. Sigh…just hope all this new found wealth doesn’t go to my head! Not!  😐

Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver has suddenly become one of my favourite films. It’s a very strange morality tale where you invariably start siding the protagonist’s absolutist view point and soon realise that he’s nothing short of a lunatic. It has made me ask myself a few questions I’ve avoided. Where do I stand on controversial […]

Born into Brothels is an amazingly inspiring and uplifting documentary that puts other narrative documentaries to shame. The widely acclaimed film, written and directed by Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman won the Academy Award back in 2005. I picked it up only because I had heard a lot about it and I thought I could get […]