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Alone at Christmas

On celebrating my pariah status

Not cutting down any trees, thank you. Photo by Seoyeon Choi on Unsplash

In a world that rewards predatory behaviour, in which every exploitation, and greedy excess is celebrated, it takes a combination of skill, intellectual insight and moral fortitude to stand alone and say, ‘no thank you’.

My pariah status has become quite deep-rooted. I know I’m supposed to feel ashamed, upset, gnash my teeth and wail at so many…

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Aza Y. Alam

Aza Y. Alam

I seek to empower thru the light of truthtelling stories, from the interweaving of the personal and the political, face down demons and empower the angelic.