Tag Archives: art

Search for Similarity?

One may try to create a utopia, where he/she is surrounded by similarity, to create infinite happiness – everyone agrees and share the same ideas, there is no arguing. However, disregarding that differences exist in one another could create an artificial happiness that may be temporary. Philosopher Theodore W Adorno said, “Love is the power […]
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Keep up the Good Fight.

It is essential people to stay informed and fight for social rights everyday – fighting bigotry, discrimination, and oppression; this is the only way for society to grow and not remain stagnant and even more divided. I care because people who are close to me have to face bigotry daily, and individuals shouldn’t be treated […]
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Phillip Roth

  Readers recently lost a legend in Phillip Roth. Though he passed away, his ideas live throughout the wonderful stories he wrote. I was introduced to Phillip Roth when  earning my Masters in English Literature. The assigned novella was Goodbye Columbus, but included five additional short stories. After I read the book I begin searching […]
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Be You

Because an abundant amount of words aren’t always necessary. Don’t be ashamed, or hide. Be you. It is different when I tell you this than when you try to convince yourself. I can’t, nor anyone else, persuade you that your flaw, whatever it may be, is what makes you intriguing, unique, and beautiful.

Escapism

I like watching movies as I do reading books that affect me, because I learn about other people through the portrayal of characters and their stories. Emotionally, people respond to fiction, as they see the characters, story, and the fictional world as something they have experienced in the real world. Also, I watch and read […]
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Nature Talks

When I go back through the photos I have taken over the years, I see more than the picture.      

The Evolution of the Human Condition During War

It has been a while since I watched Full Metal Jacket. The first time it was for entertainment, and for the second time it was probably for entertainment. I did not pay much attention to the character development and their personalities, or how one character, Private Joker, evolves throughout the film from enduring an intense […]
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Life: No One Gets Out Alive

It is guaranteed that no one gets out of life alive. This is motivation to fight for happiness, to inspire people and oneself, and to help others live healthy and happily everyday. People are guaranteed pain, to be hurt, to lose their loved ones, and for their loved ones to lose them. Everyone will die, unless […]
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A Puerto Rico Adventure: Part 1

Adventure is an essential part of my life and a lifestyle, and something I have done to escape the dependence and chaos from society and city-life. It brings harmony to my life. Like eating and sleeping, discovering and exploring new places and culture is necessary for me to broaden my intellect and perspective of the […]
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The Risk of Trusting and The Strength of Forgiving.

  What’s worse than being betrayed is being betrayed without explanation, and by people who one trusted. To trust fully in people, then to be betrayed by these people feels like The Black Death.What’s most important for this individual is to forgive. A common saying goes, “For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of […]
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