Author: the skeptic spectator

blogger, composer, poet, spectator.

unending void (a poem)

unending void (a poem)

this unending void within nothing fills it it lacks connection there is a sordid numbness that stays and travels along that doesn’t allow me to breathe fully i attempt to fill this lacuna with everyday talks with the voice from the radio with the irrelevant conversations with the absent invisible human images without any warmth …

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Existentialism as an Optimistic Idea

Existentialism as an Optimistic Idea

The philosophy of existentialism is usually considered as one attached with negative notions of angst, gloom, hopelessness and despair. Camus’ The Outsider and Kafka’s The Metamorphosis present an indifferent world. The protagonists appear to have embodied the very absurdity that surrounds them. But it’s merely one way of looking at the existential philosophy, a view …

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Unleash Your Creative Self

Unleash Your Creative Self

Why is creativity important in everyday life? Simply put, it is because it makes life infinitely interesting and fulfilling. Creativity is a way of living life that embraces originality and makes unique connections between seemingly disparate ideas. Creativity is about living life as a journey into seeing and communicating the extra-ordinariness of the simplest everyday …

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Bollywood movies are crazy sexist

Bollywood movies are crazy sexist

Bollywood has been notorious for its mistreatment of woman characters—and now data proves it. Over the years, women portraying central characters in Hindi cinema have been few and far between. Those portrayed, including the protagonists, are rarely holistic and mostly subject to ingrained biases. “Different features like occupation, introduction of cast in text, associated actions, …

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Nihilism (Poem)

Nihilism (Poem)

A poem by Sahil Bhambri Exert life than a void pray, Gone my obey for: a lied rose, Under the deep deep sky, may the sea beneath, Felt all the existence of died prose. Identity of expiring beyond, an illusion of soon, Or the city lights, may the lights of so moon. And eyes oh …

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59 Best Books on Existentialism

59 Best Books on Existentialism

In the post modern era that we exist in, there is an atmosphere of skepticism around. The old conservative conventions of beliefs are falling apart to new ideas of relativity, subjectivity, and individuality. For existentialists like me, it soothes our souls to visit the great literary and philosophical works written on the themes of existentialism, …

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