Review of Red Pill by Hari Kunzru (2020)

Proposing to an affluent, white, male, cisgender Left-liberal in 2016 that someone like Trump might be elected president would likely have one greeted with a response comparable to the 'Blue Screen of Doom' that is displayed when one's PC freezes. Or an incredulous laughter borne out of unexamined hubris, although this may have been a defense mechanism against an inconceivable, unacceptable and terrifying truth soon to be tangible.

Morning has broken. The Ride is about to Start.

Firstly, I'd like to extend my best wishes for the new year to everyone who is reading this. I hope you, your friends and families are blessed this year with all the good health, prosperity and happiness that you all deserve.

6 Things I’ve Learned from 2 Years of Sobriety

Alcohol is the second consumable and addictive substance I have used over a long term which I have quit using. The other is nicotine. This might sound glib, but I found quitting smoking to be fairly stress free. Once I finished the pack of Nicorette gum that I bought for myself way back in 2012, I have never once considered polluting my lungs with tobacco fumes. Refraining from drinking has been more of an adventure; and one I want to write about.

Why I Started This Blog

Tales from Humanitarian Bohemia is a blog that unabashedly supports the values of tolerance, cosmopolitanism and internationalism. It's primary function is to review literature related to the field of human rights, humanitarianism and social justice from both the fiction and non fiction genres. The reasons I started it were to better articulate my thinking concerning… Continue reading Why I Started This Blog