Why is Philosophy important?

Whether it is art, science or history whenever we start to dig a little deeper, philosophy shows its face. Why is philosophy so important?    

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A community of artists working together to grow, nurture and help build a better and artistic world where greatness is a measure independent of one's race, status, ethnicity, color or creed.

Book Review: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

Imagine one morning, you wake up and find out that you have metamorphosed into a filthy cockroach or a bug or a unicorn (now that would be something from a Barbie fantasy tale), or maybe a dragon, who bleats like a goat with asthma (that would be a glitch in…

Ansar Manzoor

I am Ansar Manzoor. Born and raised in Kashmir. I am a management graduate and I have an appetite for arts and literature. I love writing prose and short stories. I've decided to write blogs and articles too. Dwelling in writing is no less than a sanctuary of sanity for me. I aspire to write stories that have never been heard of.

What Is True Beauty

Beauty is all around us. It affects us, nurtures us, lives in us and without us. It imbues things with life and it makes life wonderful. But what is true beauty? Is it the tinge of orange in red dawn? Or the early bloom of flowers or is it spring…

Streetwriters

A community of artists working together to grow, nurture and help build a better and artistic world where greatness is a measure independent of one's race, status, ethnicity, color or creed.

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How to overcome Writer's Block

For various reasons, the writer's block has been the most hated enemy among writers. You sit down to write but nothing comes out. You sit there staring at the blank page for hours, days, or even months. The right words, the right idea, the right passion always evades you. Welcome to writer's block.

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7 Best Books on Fantasy Fiction

If you are a man of literature, you must have heard of the Song of Fire & Ice, Harry Potter, and Lord of the Rings series. Thanks to these prolific books, the fantasy genre has exploded in the past few years. Everywhere you go, you will find people talking about…

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10 Minutes - A Sci Fi Short Story

Memories were supposed to last forever. Even when the moment had long passed and the tears had long dried. Even when the jokes were long said and laughter had long faded. But fate had dealt me with a cruel hand. It had left me with a fragment of my soul.

Write a Letter to Your Friend

Writing a Letter to Your Friend

If you are new to letter writing, even a simple task like writing a letter to your friend may appear daunting to you. You may even start thinking, what has letter writing got to do in this age of the internet? In a world of fast messaging apps, letter writing makes no sense. Someone may even think that letter writing is an art lost in time but rest assured that letter writing is still very much alive, and it is not that hard.

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Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

The way Dickens portrays his characters and the shift from peaceful London to the terrified city of Paris is so flawless that it'll make you cry. It is, without a doubt, one of the best classics ever written. If you’re in the mood for a history lesson filled with a swashbuckling doctor, a pathetic impostor nobleman, a perfect maiden, and a knight shining in breeches, then this is your go-to book.

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I Sit Under the Greenwood Tree

Weekly Winners: I Sit Under the Greenwood Tree

"I sit under the greenwood" was initially inspired by the book of the same title, "Under the Greenwood Tree" by Thomas Hardy. There is also a poem by Shakespeare of a similar title. This is a reflective prompt and the submissions we got showed this character in almost every other piece.

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