As a former educator, I often ponder why the concept of “grammar” has become one of those slightly less debated grey-areas. While I do understand that grammar can be subjective in the sense that different types of English use different types of syntax, it does breed the question “how far is too far” in terms … More Is Grammar Actually Important?
Time Changes Nothing Doing Things Changes Things ~House~ Hi everyone, Countless conversations with friends and those dear to me have encouraged me to write this to all of you: I know it’s obvious I’ve been a tad less consistent with my blog updates lately – but there is good news behind it all. The past … More On Healing: My Story
Years ago, in my first year of university, I encountered the question: “Social sciences, primarily that of politics, is a science. Agree or disagree?) In light of recent events in the international arena of politics, I began reflecting back on that question. Before you read on, what would your response be, and why? As a … More Is Western Democracy at Its Tether?
Our only limitation is that we don’t know our limits. ~Mikavelli~ People live with the attitude that the ONE life we have will last forever, but facts tell us that we can’t. Everything living comes to an end, right? But LIVING is relative and subjective. The breathing and heart-beating (physical) aspect might come to … More The Simplicity of A Rational Life
Language itself is one of the greatest foundations of society. The structure of society often reflects the structure of the language and syntax. Foucault argues that sociologically, language determines how society forms itself based on the chosen words a legal or political system uses to communicate with the general populous. Lukaszewski argues that positive words … More The Hypnosis of Language
Perspective is everything, and we are taught to interpret symbols in images as well as words. When you see a blue box with an “F”, we associate it with Facebook. A large green “M” represents a can of Monster. But symbols are not just images, they are also words. When you hear the word “success”, … More Symbols of Perspective
The road to success is paved with many an obstacle to strengthen our ability to excel. The definition of success, however, is fluid. The Corporates deems success as straight A’s and a high-paying job; the Philosophers and Psychologists define success as stable and continuous progress. Scientists view success as revolutionary breakthroughs and discoveries of new … More The Road To Success