Sajjad Hussain

  • I am in this mental hospital for six months now and the doctors, here, have declared me to be ‘completely insane’. They consider that the reason I turned into a psycho was fear and confusion. However, I am still not sure if I am really insane, nevertheless, I have these attacks wherein ...

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  • The following piece of writing is a work of fiction; however, any resemblance with true events is intentional. “Get out of the class!” was the last sentence I heard and I was confused, not sure the teacher was serious about it. I looked at the other students and everybody was quiet; not ...

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  • It is generally believed that the ‘pen’ is mightier than the 'sword’, and certain people, especially those who are optimistic about the worth of knowledge and education, tend to promote this proverb to a great extent. Well, I don’t agree. I don’t think the ...

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  • “The only thing we require to be good philosophers is the faculty of wonder,” says a ‘mysterious philosopher’ in Sophie’s World (a novel based on philosophy). And, I believe the faculty of wonder is not only required to be good philosophers but also good human beings. ...

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  • Many of you might have experienced a situation at any point in your life when you or anyone else you witnessed was shunned, censured or even punished for asking simple questions. I have had so many of such experiences. In so many instances, I was the victim myself. It is not that my questions were ...

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  • Insecurity is one of the most dominant problems in Pakistan. Though Pakistan Security Report 2015 showed a 49% decrease in terrorist attacks as compared to 2014, major concerns still prevail. The report showed some critical threats like sectarian violence (272 people killed in sectarian attacks), ...

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