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Religion in Europe—Impact Through the Ages

History, forged by humankind, has always been guided by religion. Religion has existed around us in multiple forms of customs and rituals, altering our lifestyles continually. Sprouting various movements throughout the ages, it has left a conspicuous mark on humanity’s history. Read on to find out about Europe’s evolution as its religions developed.

To Be or Not to Be—a Psychopathic Dilemma

The greatest infamity one could possibly achieve is by being morally ambiguous, for with that unwanted quality one can take down entire societies. It was in response to the insatiable hunger of this society of hypocrites and fanatics that the psychological-thriller genre gained rapid ground. This article presents the moral dilemma that a psychopath—as portrayed on reel—faces as he trudges through life.

LGBTQ+ Activists—Advocates Against Adversaries

The LGBTQ+ community has borne the brunt of societal ignorance and discrimination for a long time. However, a few brave people decided to stand up to this injustice, becoming a beacon of inspiration for others in the fight for their rights. History, time and again, reminds us of our mistakes as a society and provides us with the strength and motivation to ameliorate our misdoings through these mettlesome personas.

Chords of Chaos—Ice Nine Kills: Band Review

In an era of synth and electro-pop dominated music, Ice Nine Kills, nearly two decades after their formation, have finally started gaining momentum in the mainstream. In this article, we follow their journey, discover their musical genius, and see their plans for the future.

Television: Beyond Entertainment

Mainstream television has echoed in almost every household ever since its creation. However, the past few decades have evolved television and its purpose. The shows of today and their respective cast and crew look beyond their job of entertaining as they strive to make the world a little better through the screen.

Melody Behind the Madness — Dissecting Concept Albums

We live in an era where people consume and discard music at an insanely rapid rate—yet some songs do stick around longer than a one-hit-wonder. Music that addresses the issues that lie stagnant in today’s society wakes up the inner voices of the listener. In this article, we explore unparalleled artistry which helps connect us through a meaningful note.

Deftones—White Pony

Be it for music that makes you think, or the kind that makes you feel, Deftones are artists in every sense of the word. In this edition of Finely Tuned, we reflect on their magnum opus of the millennium, ‘White Pony’, as it celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Rabindra Sangeet—The Echoes of Tagore’s Words

Tagore—the man responsible for bringing home the first Nobel prize, was a visionary who penned down his wide-ranging intellect and ideals in the form of poems and songs. In this article, we regard the various cultural, historical, and socio-economic contributions of his works that impact the nation, and the world of literature to this very day.

Uncharted by Ganesh Nayak—A Review

‘Uncharted’ is a vivid account of the challenges faced by the author, Ganesh Nayak, as he struggles to quit an addiction that spanned his twenties, as well as a tale of his exhilarating cycling expedition to three different locations in the country.