Category: the mortal world

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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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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this place is intimidating

this place is intimidating

no. i’m not talking about my house. it’s cozy here (luckily for me). i’m talking about this world. this earth on which we live. this tiny minuscule of an unending universe. this place is intimidating as there is so so much here for a man to know it all. and yet if you see keenly, …

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to spectate without a skeptical eye is to endure a potato existence

to spectate without a skeptical eye is to endure a potato existence

you must have seen potato. the ugly, lame, and shapeless vegetable. potatoes don’t question a thing. they’re almost colorless and easily blendable with almost everything. that’s the image that comes across my mind when i witness the urban crowd with their office bags rushing for work every morning. man was not always like that. oh …

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