Idea of Happiness

In today’s world, our youth is in a brutal race for happiness and guess what they even don’t know the actual idea of happiness. Before entering into the long debate, I would say that pain brings happiness. Without any problems in your path or your life, you cannot feel the actual happy feeling. Our life is in a constant cycle of problems or you can say we are in an infinite loop of problems. Just as Mark Manson says, “The solution to one problem is merely the creation of the next one.” we feel great pleasure when we solve a problem even if we are getting into another problem. At that time, we prefer small problems over the big ones.

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Critical Review of Shakespeare comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

William Shakespeare, the acclaimed dramatist of all ages, was born and baptized on 26 April 1564, in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, and died on 23 April 1616. However, Shakespeare’s origin and his identity are yet mysterious because the records of that time have been misplaced but whatever the evidence critics get from pages of the history is enough to get to know about his identification. Shakespeare was multidimensional in his personality, an excellent actor, charming poet, great dramatist, and most popular writer among his contemporary writers. Whatever he took for writing, he changed the shape of that thing and create his style and put his taste into that. As Robert Greene acknowledged and wrote for the Shakespeare, “There is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger’s heart wrapped in a player’s hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his conceit the only Shakespeare-scene in a country”.

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A Time Not to Travel

The court is full of people, a lot more gathered outside the courtroom chanting in favor and against a “nigger”, Carl Lee Hailey a murderer of two young white men the rapists of his 10-year-old little girl. It is the final argument session to convince the jury (consists of all white people) whether Carl is guilty or innocent. Prosecutors emphasize that what happened to Carl’s daughter was terrible but feeling terrible and knowing something wrong doesn’t give anyone a right to kill, everyone knows the truth you just need the courage to say “Carl Lee Hailey is guilty”.

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Let Women Carry a Weapon for Protection

If you can not come up with legislation with effective implementation to protect women than they should be legally allowed to carry a knife or minor weapon with them when they go around anywhere because the ongoing incidents have made it difficult for us to rely on the law and law enforcing agencies. The situation is so discomforting and fearful that we fear our next step and every person that comes across us in our way.

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A Masterpiece of Elegy by Mir Anis

Jab Qatah Ki Masafat e Shab Aaftab Ne
Written by Khuda e Sukhan “Mir Anis” Translated by Doctor David Matthews.
Article Written by: Farhan Raza

The well renowned Marsiya of the great Mir Babbar Ali Anis ” Jab Qata ki masafat e shab aaftab ne” is one of the finest examples of elegy of all times. The deep-seated feelings found within it have a deep impact on readers and listeners which touches their soul. The battle of Karbala is portrayed in this Marsiya by Anis which highlights

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Gaze

He sat there gazing, outside the window. The scene outside hardly resembled the scene inside his head. Outside it was quiet. Outside there was peace, there was order. Inside just turmoil and chaos. Rays of sunlight fell upon his face, causing a sense of drowsiness. A fake escape. A peaceful slumber. He opened the window to be one with nature hoping it would comfort him. He was met only with hopelessness.

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Potluck Supper

We moved to the UK from Pakistan in 2014. Initially we had no social circle and I only had a few relatives here. They lived in other Cities.

When we had been here for six months, we decided to visit them. It was a very relaxing trip, as I thoroughly enjoyed being a guest – sitting idly and doing very little. We enjoyed their hospitality!
As time went on, I started to get to know a few people in my new Town (through both my husband’s contacts and ladies at the mosque I had started to attend). Therefore, I thought it would be a lovely idea to arrange a little get together in my home.

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Uncertainty, The Root Cause of All Evils

David Hume once said “Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them”. 2020 has not been a good year all around the globe. I strongly disagree with the notion that we are one hundred years back from Europe or any other western country. I believe that problems of one generation all around the globe are quite similar with the minute cultural differences.

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The Big-Boss America

“Americans do not have the sense of the tragic, and because you do not have the sense of the tragic; you do not know what is happening to us in Asia, in Greece, in Vietnam, in Cambodia,” said Eqbal Ahmad, a Pakistani political scientist, while delivering a lecture on “revolution in the third world countries” at the University of Michigan.

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