Welcome to my Humanities blog where I will be talking about Empires and its Ruins. Enjoy your stay.

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus


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Fascination with Dystopian Worlds

In film, literature, and video games, dystopias have continued to be a prevalent theme. Usually following the creating of a utopian gone wrong. But why does this theme remain so popular if it is about the ruins of an ideally perfect society? These imaginary worlds have many differing kinds of utopias and dystopias but both usually are mirror-images … Continue reading Fascination with Dystopian Worlds

Censorship’s Effects

One of our lectures focused on Ranchod’s letter which had an interesting conclusion. Despite the short-lived rebellion and proclamation as King, Ranchod’s message was spread much farther than many expected. This got me thinking about other figures that we had focused on in this quarter. Namely, Gandhi and Savarkar as both their works had been censored by the British Empire. Censorship has … Continue reading Censorship’s Effects

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