Now That I’ve Changed, Where Does The Polymath Stand?

Now That I've Changed, Where Does The Polymath Stand?

Since December 2011, that is the beginning of The Polymath, it has had many changes in content styles but one thing has always remained constant, me hating one thing or the other but with some recent and some not-so-recent events in light, I can surely say that I don’t hate much about the world now. […]

Open People And Closed Minds – An Essay

Open People And Closed Minds - An Essay

…highlighting the reluctance of Indian teenagers to learn. The picture of Indian Youth today is vibrantly filled with openness and acceptance. It seems we are finally leaving our old ways behind and opening up to this new village the world has become. We are becoming tolerant to religions, tolerant to race, accepting homosexuality and slowly, […]

Understanding Myself 4 – From Randomness To Determinism

Understanding Myself 4 - From Randomness To Determinism

(This article isn’t about the scientific randomness or determinism.) Beliefs are important for human existence. We act as we believe. Now the theory of determinism and the randomness theory are very deep aspects which I won’t get into with this post what I want to convey here is that all of us fall either in the group […]

How It Feels To Start Gaming Again

I'm a Gamer, I Have Lots of Lives!

At one point, gaming and me were inseparable. It was like a religion to me which had no rituals and no compulsions and it actually gave me things to boast on but then came 12th standard and board exams and I just, stopped it all at once, for a year, and I can’t tell you how […]

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – The Good And The Bad

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - The Good And The Bad

As we all know, the internet has gone crazy with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge where people and celebrities are joining in the fight against Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, popularly dubbed as ALS and trying to help the ALS foundation raise funds. I am for one, in support of the fight against the disease but now that the […]

Can A Human Really Empathise Or Is It Just A Fancy Word?

Can A Human Really Empathise Or Is It Just A Fancy Word?

One struggle our society has had since the oldest times is “Can one human feel what the other is feeling?” and for that we’ve found countless workarounds some being natural, gifted ways like love and affection which catalyse the process of feeling what the other is feeling; others are artificial ways like hieroglyphs in the old […]

AskMe – A Refreshingly Good Looking Classifieds App

AskMe - A Refreshingly Good Looking Classifieds App

There are countless online classifieds websites and applications each one with their pros and cons, a new contender in the online classifieds battlefield is AskMe and it’s companion app of the same name. Onto the app now, AskMe, as it’s changelog suggests, recently got a design refresh and I must say I like the ideology […]

First Day Of College And The Feeling Of Starting Afresh

First Day Of College And The Feeling Of Starting Afresh

It’s been a really long time since I’ve had this feeling. The feeling of being lost on a campus. The feeling of not knowing names of anyone; students or teachers. The feeling of fear to not do something really bad on the first day. I have never changed schools so I’ve only had this feeling […]

Tyler Durden Was Right : We Are Devoid Of A Greater Purpose

Tyler Durden Was Right : We Are Devoid Of A Greater Purpose

If you’ve ever read the 1996 novel Fight Club or the 1999 film based on it starring Edward Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter you must have come across these very lines spoken by Tyler Durden: We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great […]

Sarcasm : Rude, Funny Yet Always Acceptable

Sarcasm : Rude, Funny Yet Always Acceptable

I have a long history with being sarcastically witty or wittingly sarcastic, those are interchangeable in my opinion but I remember using sarcasm, literally practicing it when I was in 8th grade. I had been bullied thanks to my puny build at the time. Not that I’m huge now but during those years I was […]