• I’m not sure how or when or why I “saved” this learning in my hard drive, that I must not ask for money or borrow money from anyone. And if I do, I must return it as soon as I am able to. I never really had more than I needed at any particular time. […]

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  • Faiz had been an avid reader since a young age. He had started reading both Urdu prose and poetry before his teens, including classics like Fasana-e Azad by Ratan Nath Sarshar and fiction by Abdul Halim Sharar. By his own account, his study of poetry started with Ghalib’s contemporaries, Amir Meenai and Nawab Mirza Khan […]

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  • It is one of the many ironies of history that those who lead the most controversial lives are imperceptibly absorbed into the mainstream following their deaths—their lives and ideas molded and softened to fit prevailing beliefs. The most potent symbol of resistance to the prevailing world order, the Argentinian revolutionary, physician and author Ernesto ‘Che’ […]

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