A Meditaton on Culture

Every culture inherits a world view and set of assumptions about reality; it’s often difficult to question these assumptions because the culture reflects them to you through most mediums of expression, such as art, philosophy, and everyday discourse.   But worldviews evolve and change. It would be folly to think that the Modern West has […]

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Know Nothings: A Short Contemplation

The more we extend and magnify our senses via technology, the more our context shifts. To the eye, unadorned or enhanced by gadgetry, the earth indeed seems to be the center of everything. The soil seems to be the fundamental unit of matter when we observe unaided by a microscope. As we delve down into […]

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A Short Contemplation About Self-Esteem

“If my aim is to prove I am ‘enough,’ the project goes on to infinity–because the battle was already lost on the day I conceded the issue was debatable.” –Nathaniel Branden, The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Yesterday the thought occurred to me that we are easily persuaded about the subjectivity of perception; I see from […]

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