The fertile landscape in Chak 59 of Kasur district in the Punjab province is dotted with hundreds of brick kilns.The factories, owned by powerful landlords, are notorious for thriving on "bonded…Continue
"This is why I'm not entirely against empires. Obviously there's the exploitation and the occasional racial oppression but overall you get secular stability. I mean, if Pakistan were today a protectorate of Great Britain, this wouldn't…"
The fertile landscape in Chak 59 of Kasur district in the Punjab province is dotted with hundreds of brick kilns.The factories, owned by powerful landlords, are notorious for thriving on "bonded labour". Hundreds of thousands of people have remained locked in a cycle of debt and poverty for decades.Rights groups call it a form of modern-day slavery.Until last week, Sajjad Mesih and his wife Shama, a married Christian couple in their 30s, worked at one such brick kiln.For years, they got up at…See More
Your contributors will find me weird and may not be able to decide if I am serious or joking. But editorial cartooning and satirical sketch writing make demands on lateral thinking; humor is a good teacher and it can be used with very serious intent.
I will be preaching Agnostic Apoplectics: that is to say I will be taking a swipe at both religion and skepticism. If pics are permitted, I can illustrate some of my points with cartoons. Pictures paint a thousand words.
I think that religion under-estimates the Universe and science over-estimates it. Neither has taken into account that we are just a few stages up from apes and, therefor, may also have over-estimated the range of our perception and reason. Perhaps we should take a more holistic view.