C’est La Vie : Living with the fear of Death

C’est La Vie : Living with the fear of Death

By Soumya Bisht, Batch of  2019    I lie sideways with my face towards the window. Rays of sunlight fall on my face through the cracks in the window blinds. The television is switched ON to something that would have left me enraptured in alternate circumstances. But just about now, I can hardly distinguish it from static. Or rather, I don’t bother distinguishing the two. Just like I don’t try facing away when the sunlight…

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Death And Not Oblivion

Death And Not Oblivion

By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019 Death never intimidated me. It pains, yes, but the process lasts for a minute or two. I don’t believe in the Grim Reaper or the ‘light’. I am a realist and prefer believing in a scientific process of death wherein your heart collapses and then gradually, your brain does. What gives me horrible goosebumps is the idea of the blackness after death, and while science describes the decomposition of…

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A death to remember…

A death to remember…

By Chandan Kar, Batch of 2016 Heroes are they who motivate us but they only become idols when they inspire us.On Saturday August 25, 2012, an idol lost his life. Neil Armstrong was the first person to bravely leave our world behind and set foot on another. On July 21, 1969, he walked on the moon. To be a young boy witnessing this amazing–and I don’t use that term lightly–this amazing feat would have changed…

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