Solitude, Melancholy and Calm | Hri-Write

 When prompted to answer where we’d be happiest, we always think of places filled with people, family or friends, at home or at a party. Maybe then, defining what ‘happy places’ mean to us misses out on less publicised and distinguished places. Whether it is the open road, under the billions of stars that so faintly glow overhead or on a bench from where you … Continue reading Solitude, Melancholy and Calm | Hri-Write

The Voyager Missions & the Golden Records | Hri-Write

In the summer of 1977, NASA launched an ambitious and far-reaching pair of deep space satellites that were destined to become humanity’s most distant messengers. Meet Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, twin satellites whose sole purpose is to traverse the boundaries of our solar system and interstellar space. The Voyager twins are exploring where nothing from Earth has ever gone before: into the cold expanses … Continue reading The Voyager Missions & the Golden Records | Hri-Write

How to start your own blog

I write this on the day of officially migrating my blog to WordPress after its two-year tenure on Google Blogger, where it first reached 32000 pageviews. This is truly a feat that I could have never fathomed, and I feel grateful to have achieved it. As I introspect, I realize that blogging has been a great outlet for me, not only to express my opinion, but … Continue reading How to start your own blog

School of Thought: Existentialism | Hri-Write

Existentialism is a philosophical school of thought that deals with human existence, trying to explain the purpose of a human life. Existentialism, like many other schools of thought, is of course only a speculation and something we made up, take what you read here with a pinch of salt (after all, I don’t know any more about life than you do!) If I were to … Continue reading School of Thought: Existentialism | Hri-Write

Hot take: The War on Drugs is a huge failure

I try my best to refrain from topics that have anything to do with psychotropic or psychedelic substances, but the implications of this topic in this day and age are so vast that talking about it would do more good than bad. The ‘War on Drugs’ was a name dubbed to the criminalisation of hallucinogenic substances during the presidency of US President Richard Nixon. It … Continue reading Hot take: The War on Drugs is a huge failure

‘Kids these days’, and Juvenoia.

The phrase ‘kids these days’, has been used since time immemorial by older generations to express their disappointment in younger generations. We love to talk about just how different life was ‘back in the good old days’. In that regard, you see a huge number of ‘only 90s kids will remember…’ on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. George Orwell had a brilliant quote … Continue reading ‘Kids these days’, and Juvenoia.