capitalism

Capitalism and the pursuit of freedom

Capitalism and the pursuit of freedom

[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Female” buttontext=”Read out this Theel for me”] Social and economic policies are tangible manifestations of the moral and spiritual perspectives the society holds dear to them. They are representations of the lexicons of morality that serve as the principle guiding values that dictate the ‘inherent’ nature of human beings. The transition from…

Zizek on COVID-19: On burnout and other crises

Zizek on COVID-19: On burnout and other crises

As a project deeming itself free of external and alien limitations, the I is now subjugating itself to internal limitations and self-constraints, which are taking the form of compulsive achievement and optimization” Byung-Chul Han, The Burnout Society. A society under lockdown is a prime example of stringent external limitations being imposed on people. Due to the…

Violence on doctors as a neglect of healthcare

Violence on doctors as a neglect of healthcare

[responsivevoice_button voice=”Hindi Male” buttontext=”Read out this Theel for me”] My father, with his ‘middle class’ worldview and aspiration for a good life for his children, wanted at least one of us to become doctors. He stressed there are three gods (mother, teacher, and doctor) that roam the earth in human form. While the mother gives…