They say you experience a significant turning point in your life on your last year as a college student—cliché, nonetheless true. For the most part, I put in a nutshell a doctrine that is deeply rooted in faith, not scriptural rituals; prima facie evidence not assumptions; and long-term friendships not temporary acquaintances. For those people […]Read more "25 Life Philosophies I Learned This Year"
As emotions are pervaded in the senses of what we ought to feel, we freely act on innate instinctive impulses in an equilibrium that has one compelling reason: to desire. But is to desire to love? Is to love to desire? When the need—the focal intention—becomes conscious reason to function on an implication though there […]Read more "The Paradox Of Love"
Is there truly unity in diversity? The universally sought equality against interest and perspectives of social organizations with which people identify has shaped the notion of what it means to be human. As society does not seek the unfair experiences that hew its identities, it seeks identities in the wake of collective cognitive discrepancies. These […]Read more "Identity Politics: Battle for Homogeneity"
For the person who has inspired me, who has made me experience what love is; this letter was thought about and constructed for you. I am sharing this openly and wholeheartedly—to the obscured, the indifferent, the satisfied—in vying justice for intentions in the shadow, to expose feelings from fears of the unknown. In the vague […]Read more "A letter from a “splashed” man"
In the hunt for freedom of speech, society has intertwined arrays of aggressive behavior to self-expression. What lies beneath our emotional closets is a tool utilized with comfort, acting as our freedom wall: the Internet. As a web-enabled generation, the youth has turned the digital world as a platform to abuse power, vent rages, and […]Read more "Wired to strong-arm"
Art refers to a diverse range of human activities, creations, and expressions that are appealing to the senses or emotions of a human individual. It is most often used to refer to the visual arts, such as painting, sculpture, and printmaking. However, it can also be applied to forms that stimulate the other senses, such […]Read more "Delving Into Aesthetics"
It is always a sunny opportunity to see a tree surrounded with ample leaves developing and turning green and healthy, but some do not survive easily, thus turning yellow and eventually, dying. For the key to long-lasting leaves is a strong and carefully-nourished branch, some branches get torn down, some are not probably taken care […]Read more "What The Tree Can Teach Us: Tracing Lost Branches"