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A trendy concept today is 'Cultural Relativism' where all traditionsn of a culture should be 'respected' (no matter how much harm they do) and where any criticism is 'being insensitive. I'm challenging this idea, and arguing that this kind of thinking is not just woolly-headed, but dangerous too.
A story of two dying men, on two different sides, with two different views. While death comes for them both, they discuss whether or not one's legacy really matters.
Short Story | Updated Dec 11, 2013 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
It's exactly what the title says.
It's about changing living patterns in India.It's about fading values.It's about impact of false perceptions.
By The Lone Nightingale
We are an audience to written testimonies by a judge who has managed to uncover evidence that could've saved the late Mr.Yousuf Zaidi; an oncologist responsible for carrying out mass euthanasia in a St. John's hospital, from the death sentence that had been levied upon him a few days back. So,...
Explaining Yin and Yang
A person on the way home from a medical visit finds that life's contentment can come in the cheapest and most everyday of activities and places.
Short Story | Updated Sep 26, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A lowly soldier returns to the captial to meet the Emperor and along the way reminiscences over the people he met and the way they are. (Slice of Life Philosphy story)
Image by Michael Kalk (http://www.modellversium.de/galerie/3-figuren/462-ashigaru-aitna-model.html)
What happens after we die? This short story the death of a man named Simon Cassidy, and what happens to him after he dies.
Short Story | Updated Aug 19, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Faith in Morality explores the negative way that homosexual relationships are often viewed in certain circles. The story is told from the point of view of a writer (Caleb) who is comfortable with his sexuality; his relationship with Brant is threatened, however, whenever he sees what others'...
This short story is about the last moments of a bittersweet life, my first
By David Upfal
Contemporary morality tale
Short Story | Updated Jun 9, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Mike L Henry has just awoken, but not from slumber, but from death. To be more correct he has awoken many years after the end of the world. Life has changed, society has died, survival is key and war is not far over the horizon. Mike will have to fight to understand this new and dangerous world...
Does finding the meaning of life mean exploring ancient texts?
Does it mean discovering the true meaning of the religion of your youth and closing off all distractions to its true meaning?
Does discovering the meaning of life mean finding the ancient wisdom of the East through dharma, yoga or...