Humility, Altruism and Heroism | Hri-Write

In our very own right, we are all heroes. Popular culture loves to place emphasis on superheroes whose powers are all out of the realm of possibility, such as the ability to fly, run faster than light, be incredibly strong and so on. One key realization that is often exempted from the idea of heroism is that even with our physical limitations, we are heroic … Continue reading Humility, Altruism and Heroism | Hri-Write

Higher Consciousness | Hri-Write

The human mind has been the subject of study even before the scientific method and modern technology existed. Philosophers, sages, and ascetics have all in the past tried to understand the psyche of the human animal in unique and interesting ways. The phrase “higher consciousness” is used to express an elusive and difficult to attain mental state, distinct from the ‘lower’, more primitive mind. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Higher Consciousness | Hri-Write

High School to University

I’m sure every single high school senior that is reading this right now has spent some time in the recent past pondering and feeling nostalgic about the years of schooling, times spent with their friends, the jokes about teachers and literally the whole deal that came with the baggage of being a student. I know this because right now, I’m in that situation. It’s an … Continue reading High School to University

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

Understanding extremist terrorism

While I hate to talk about such a grim, dark topic, terrorism is running rampant across the globe, and there just seems to be no end. In 2017, the face of terrorism are organisations like ISIS. So, what exactly is terrorism? Merriam-Webster calls terrorism “the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political … Continue reading Understanding extremist terrorism