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Start the conversation that you need to…

Life, Relationships March 2, 2017 No Comments

There is a reason why people are comfortable talking about the weather to pretty much anyone. It’s because that conversation has no substance. You both know full well what the weather is like, you’re both there experiencing it. Discussing it isn’t going to change it, it’s not going to educate either one of you. It’s just going to pass the…


The Joy of Insignificance

Life November 26, 2016 No Comments

The sheer size of the universe is so vast that humanity has spent centuries trying to comprehend it. Our entire planet is a mere speck in the grand scheme of things. The length of time that humanity has existed is a mere blip compared to the infinite age of the universe around us. When you think about how truly, truly…


Floating Through Life

Life November 12, 2016 No Comments

For all of my short years in life I have been afraid. I did not know what my purpose was, so I was afraid. I did not know whether my friends liked me, so I was afraid. I did not know whether I would pass that test on Wednesday, so once again I was afraid. I was always looking for…


Things You Should Never Feel Bad About

Life, Relationships October 20, 2016 No Comments

From the full force of the media to the disapproving glare of a relative with inordinate expectations, society can load pressure onto people that leaves them constantly questioning themselves. Once you let someone else’s judgement be something that shapes you, life gets a lot more difficult. The way people perceive you suddenly becomes far more important than it ever should…


The Meaning of Self Respect

Mind, Well Being September 17, 2016 No Comments

People are taught from the moment that they are old enough to make their own decisions that they should behave always with self-respect. But it’s rarely, if ever, explained how you go about doing that or what you need to do to implement it into your daily life. Often, we don’t think consciously about self-respect until someone tells us we’re…

Does It Matter if Humanity is Inherently Good

Does It Matter if Humanity is Inherently Good?

Life August 10, 2016 No Comments

Sometimes, I believe that humanity is inherently good. That, ultimately, even if takes a few generations of work, as a species we’ll find a way to resolve our differences. We’ll stop killing each other and, aside from perhaps a few minor spats here and there, we’ll work together to create a better world. Some days, I see children trying to kill…