Albert Einstein once said, "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." And he was not the first person to question the reality that way. Many philosophers have long held this view. But, what does this mean in the present context when we have far more understanding of both the outer world and our senses? Let us have a look.
A narrative poem tells the story of an event in the form of a poem. It may or may not rhyme. It could be short or long. It has a beginning, middle, and end. There is a strong sense of narration, characters, and plot. Watch the video below for better understanding and examples: The... Continue Reading →
In his book, Centuries of Change, author and historian Dr Ian Mortimer explains which century saw the most change and why it matters to us. From his research, we bring to you the most significant change in each century from the eleventh century to the twentieth. 11th Century: Discontinuation of Slavery Although the slavery continued... Continue Reading →
Soviet-Afghan war had many significant outcomes. The instability in Afghanistan politics; the Mujahideen; the Al Qaeda; the Taliban; these all were in some ways related to the war that spanned around a decade starting in 1979. Before the Soviet invasion, already there was turmoil in Afghanistan politics. After the 1978 coup, Afghanistan’s communist party had... Continue Reading →
North Korea was backed by the USSR and South Korea was backed by the USA. And a war erupted. Sounds familiar? Well, that happened a number of times during the Cold War. During the first half of the twentieth century, Korea was under the control of Japan. However, at the end of the second world-war,... Continue Reading →