Mind Over Matter is Truly the New Matter

(*Disclaimer: This one is a bit paradoxical, on the theme of "Crossroads") We live in a world of information, competition, and perceived freedom. It is true that since the perpetuation and expansion of what one generation calls the Internet, and the rising generation calls "Social Media", information has been at our fingertips by choice. The... Continue Reading →

There’s a Time and Place for Everything

It’s time to state the obvious: we’re all human. Some people are loud. Some people are quiet. Some people are energetic, others need more time to recharge. Some are cognitive, some are emotional, and others are spiritual. Some come from patriarchic cultures, others from matriarchic ones; some from expressive languages, others from passives ones. All... Continue Reading →

The Hypnosis of Language

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... Continue Reading →

Symbols of Perspective

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",... Continue Reading →

Becoming Human

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... Continue Reading →

Why Do People Do What They Do?

We are treasure hunters of the unseen and unknown. ~Mikavelli~ No one really knows or holds the keys and answers to abstract questions about people who act on gut or intuition. There is no correct answer for anything that people may claim to feel at the time they are feeling it, and those who do... Continue Reading →

Stability and Solidity

You spend your twenties believing that you're bulletproof. ~Moby~ The cycle of cognitive development can be a predictable one: as children, we are curious about the greater world, wanting to know a little bit about everything. We have little to no experience in life, and haven’t made enough mistakes to understand consequences. As teenagers, we... Continue Reading →

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