The Legend of Elpis

By- Ritternina

Our lives are made up of moments, moments which define us, make us who we are. If a writer gives himself to his story, gives every instant, every flaw, trial and tribulation, every joy, ray of sunshine, then he does right by his story.

‘Twas a cold, bleak day in the month of December, in an island not known to the other inhabitants of an absurdly ignorant planet called Earth, where a little girl of twelve decided to go for a stroll. A tiny dot under the A of the Adriatic Sea, lost to its rustic tunes, far removed from the generation thriving with technological advances. Yes, they lived in a world that did not bank on cell phones, the television, computers, electric toasters even! They were a land of words and song, of love and hope, of compassion and romanticism. Their songs were of an ancient notion, all that governed them was love and hope. The Magic, they called it. Continue reading

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What Next?

Shashank Reddy

Let me begin with a proposition- The modern economic system revolves around money, it places financial riches at the centre of all economic activities and success is measured through a strict hierarchy, wherein one needs to reach a certain position to be called ‘successful’. This proposition is neither new nor novel and has been critiqued and defended extensively over the last two centuries. But whether we like it or not, this proposition is self-evident and undeniable. The question we must tackle therefore is not what the economic system is or what it was but what it can be in the future. Continue reading