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 Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. … [Read more...] about Tyler Durden Was Right : We Are Devoid Of A Greater Purpose
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 as tiny as a shrew, relatively speaking. So, when physical strength came to pass all I had was confidence and a witty remark to end discussions in two ways : The duel ending at that particular … [Read more...] about Sarcasm : Rude, Funny Yet Always Acceptable
Every once in a while you read something and then you facepalm in the most dramatic way possible. Why do you do this? You saw someone using a hashtag wrong. Scenario 1 You saw #my_life_is_boring_just_went_to_the_grocery_store_the_usual_stuff. Now you're mentally fucked for the day. Scenario 2 If you don't see the above trending story about the mundane cribbing of boring lives, you see this. #JohnDoe - Thanks. You want to kill yourself now because this guy just mentioned someone … [Read more...] about People Need To Learn How To Use #Hashtags And @Mentions
DISCLAIMER This article does not discuss material happiness, that is financial contentment or how to be the go-getter at your school or office isn't here, if you came here searching for the likes of them, I suggest you use the combination Ctrl + W now. Today after having a sudden turn-off conversation with someone in the morning I was sent a quote by Hike Messenger Daily Quotes which said, "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." - Mahatma … [Read more...] about What Is Happiness And Who Is A Happy Person?
There was no post last week because well, I am bored and have nothing too good or too questionable happening around me but today while a random conversation about Facebook it struck me, a video titled 'Look Up' was viral a month back and it was pretty true in whatever was portrayed. It was too true, that's the problem. Nothing too true or honest exists in today's society as I have previously argued in my article on Honesty months back. Here is the … [Read more...] about ‘Look Up And Look Down’ : Social Media And Life Coexist
Since the last month, I've been at what I like to refer as the Career Crossroads. The point where students, at least in India, get done with school and move towards college but our country involves a few other steps taking place in a 3-4 month period midst School and College. Right now, I'm at the point where luck and scores are trying to balance my scales so I'm still at the crossroads. Here are 5 things I've learnt till reaching here and I think these may be helpful to people who will reach … [Read more...] about 5 Things I’ve Learnt From The Career Crossroads