George Orwell: What’s in a Name?

George Orwell, pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair, was born on 25 June 1903 in Motihari, Bengal (now Bihar), British India English novelist, essayist, and critic, his work is characterised by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, and strong opposition to totalitarianism. His most famous novels are “Animal Farm” a satire which allegorically depicts Stalin’s betrayal of… Read More George Orwell: What’s in a Name?

Serenity Prayer

Reinhold Niebuhr (born on 21 June 1892) was an American theologian famous for his studies on the possibility of relating the Christian faith to the realities of modern politics and diplomacy. In his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King Jr., who claimed he had been more influenced by Niebuhr’s social and ethical ideals than… Read More Serenity Prayer

Silence

Elbert Hubbard, born on 19 June 1856 , was an American writer, philosopher, and artist who died with his wife aboard the RMS Lusitania which was sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on 7 May 1915.One of the survivors wrote to Hubbard’s son to tell him that his parents refused to… Read More Silence

Occult

“Happiness is not reliable. Melancholy is reliable.” American author Joyce Carol Oates was born on 16 June 1938. Known for her extensive literary output in a variety of styles and genres, she has published over fifty novels, as well as many volumes of short stories, poetry, and non-fiction.She is one of the most insightful observers… Read More Occult