Posts Tagged ‘words’

Death to All Juice

When I posted this picture of a supposedly Muslim guy in New York holding a sign saying “Death to all Juice“, I did not know that the image was not a solo incident, but part of a series – the almost-meme even had a tshirt dedicated to it! Last month, a researcher friend from MIT […]

5 Reasons GreenWhite.org is a Success

A guru blogger once shared the following piece of wisdom with me: Posts with lists are more ‘successful’. Here is a list of reasons why I think GreenWhite is a successful blog. I have to write this post as a lot of people have approached me this week and asked what GreenWhite.org ( GnW) is […]

Bored?

Are you bored? Do you have ٰnothing to doٰ? I salute you! You, my friend, are a buddha-in-the-making. Actually, you are better than Buddha. Buddha he did not have instantaneous access to the all the information in the world in the form of Internet, he did not have a phone to call friends, or a […]

Pakistan Problems Propaganda and Prejudice

Two months ago, this Urdu + English “sponsored link” ad for a website worstnation.com started showing up in my Gmail every day. I will not link to it for obvious reasons, but here’s what is says: دنیا کی سب سے بدترین قوم www.WorstNation.com پاکستان سے زندہ بھاگ آپ یقیناً اتفاق کریں گے۔ The Urdu text […]

Hope is a Pain-Killer

Osama of GreenWhite.org tagged me on FaceBook to describe a metaphor that I would use for ‘hope’. I would have shied away from such an invitation, but since Osama’s objective is to “get people talking” (and hopefully, thinking and doing as a consequence), so I’ll bite and dump my thoughts on ‘hope’ here, but first, […]