V.H. Belvadi is a teacher, essayist and photographer. He also enjoys programming, composing music and directing short films.

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Where did our dreams go?

Age is a representation of how much our dreams have given way to reality. It is time we changed things.

The Twitter Files

Claims with no objective evidence that are dressed up convincingly are dangerous in a society that does not question things critically.

Talking to strangers

Malcolm Gladwell

Mastodon: the future of the internet

The open-source, decentralised social network reflects the core principles upon which the internet itself was founded.

Traffic in Mumbai

There is method in this madness.

Why some of us like true crime

Rather than being about schadenfreude, our interest in true crime arises from a myriad of promises it makes.

Conscious eco-capitalism

Finding the the intersection between conscious capitalism, green capital and practicality.

Status Anxiety

Alain de Botton


Tara Westover

The psychology of money

Morgan Housel

Hunting down the real Aspasia

One of the most intriguing characters in ‘Assassins Creed: Odyssey’ happens to be just as intriguing in real life.

Battling COVID-19

At the start of 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic first threw the world off balance, little did I know that in about ten months I would be fighting the disease myself.

Stop reading the news

Rolf Dobelli

Man’s search for meaning

Viktor Frankl

The unbearable lightness of being

Milan Kundera