Ideology

Originally posted on My Elegantly Cluttered Chamber:
People are not always conscious of the ideologies that affect them. Or, to put it another way, they are not always conscious that the ideas are ideologies, and just assume them to be the way things obviously are… Ideology works best by disappearing, so that people simply take…

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Why ‘Modern’ Feminism Confuses me

The first time I came across the word ‘Feminism’ was in my first year(four years ago) at the university, in my writing class. It was an old article written about the role of women in the movie industry in the 90s. Based on the article’s portrayal of Feminism, it came off as women having the right…

“Don’t marry a Muslim”

Originally posted on Sumedh Natu:
My grandmother slit her wrists today. To assure the inquisitive, prying world it had nothing to do with the inner politics of the family, I was asked to stick to the discussed story that she found out she had an incurable injury. The truth is she couldn’t handle the apparent…