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?
The eye is to observe The mind to reason The heart to understand The life to be experienced And the Voice is to express and be heard ~Mikavelli~ The modern world has constructed a reality of so-called “normality”, but being a social construct, the definition of “normal” should be ever-changing. However, in this day of … More Becoming Human
Even towards every allusion I’ve been in love with’cause the heart that portrays itself willinglyIs like a nation that trades freedom for stabilityIts so seductive to be cold and corrupted and isolated and try to be an independent republicBut liberty to be loved on the surface is worthlessThe sacrifice of revolution with no purpose ~Immortal … More Live Each Day As If It’s Your Last
Lie to me and tell me that it’s gonna be alright. ~David Cook~ The inability to communicate candidly simply in fear of the other person’s reaction is merely a reflection of our own insecurities manifesting. We fear the other’s reaction because we don’t want a living reminder of how we would react – thus we … More Everybody Lies – But Why?
I know there’s trees I know there’s sand I know there’s grass Is it somewhere in the past? ~MGMT~ Consumed by a sudden gush of nostalgia as the prospect of a future is threatened by an irrevocable past. The present being history in the making, and history being the potter of a defining future. In … More Gush of Nostalgia
A morning of understanding the basic idea of Hobbes’ theory on man’s natural state being a state of war resulted in an incessant usage of brains vs. writing skills. As I have come to conclude, not only is human nature flawed, but because of our unwillingness to accept that we are equal at the core … More Hobbes’ State of War