Originally written in my journal on 20th January 2021

Just because you don’t understand, it doesn’t mean it isn’t so.”
– Lemony Snicket, The Blank Book

An excerpt from one of my favourite films as a young teenager in the midst of sprouting out of puberty. Trying to figure me out, life, friendship, while balancing my teenage angst and…

It didn’t have to take so long.

When a non-white, female American citizen born in the United States has gotten a place on the presidential ticket carried by the Democrats, the birthers immediately came to scurry out from whatever rock they have been living under since Obama ended his term.

For a while now, racism has been seen as violence augmented by far-right extremists, but, actually, a more insidious kind of prejudice can be found where we least expect it- at the centre of respectable society.

I limited my engagement with the privileged ones on the topic of race. Not everyone, just the vast majority who deny the existence of structural racism and its symptoms. …


A lazy deontologist turns into an occasional writer when she’s broke.

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