Privacy, Secrecy, and Love

In one of those adorable conversations with intimate friends, precious instances when time appears to move differently, I posed a question for which I wanted an honest answer. Despite my necessity for honesty, however, the response given was sobering, at least initially. “What if,” I said to the lovely Nicole, “aside for my caring forContinue reading “Privacy, Secrecy, and Love”

Self-Transcendence through Dance

Let’s now think of music, which has an undeniable and profound effect on the human psyche. Most, if not all cultures and civilisations have expressed their emotions artistically through music or singing. Its rhythmically repeating patterns are pleasing to the human ear and, in context, soothing to the emotional brain.

Why Some Men Are Afraid of Strong Women

A condemnation of one part of a system isn’t necessarily a commendation of its opposite. I constantly encounter men who are offended by criticisms of patriarchal systems of power, to whom I say: your “masculinity” isn’t under attack by anything except your insecurities. Perhaps, a matriarchal order is a viable solution to our problems –Continue reading “Why Some Men Are Afraid of Strong Women”