I think I’ve put this post off long enough, and the urge to write out my thoughts on this matter has increased steadily over the past few days… or has it been weeks?
I’ve lived in Maryland for almost six years now, and although I miss being with my high school chums, it’s watching the people I’ve come to know on campus, at work, and roomed with that makes me appreciate the fact that all my high school chums are living in various places throughout the world, instead of being stuck in a town where everyone knows everyone else and their great great great grandmother. Where past adolescent shenanigans are brought up from the shallow memory ditch. Where judgement is relentless as you strive for a better you, and all that drama that just seems never ending.
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey, philosopher
On Tuesday, The Daily Beast posted a curious list of the 13 most useless majors – all of which are basically arts and humanities:
Fine Arts Drama and Theatre Arts Film, Video and Photographic Arts Commercial Art [...]
Blog Post Revisit – April 2010 “Obesity – it IS a problem”
Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.
-Friedrich Nietzsche (philosopher)
Two years ago I wrote about my observations and reaction to a Newsweek article about obesity [...]
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
-Andre Dubus (writer)
My “brother”, Derek posted an interesting opinion about Tumblr (on his Tumblr), Twitter and Facebook, and his thoughts on each of [...]
Out of utter randomness – again.
I’ve been working at my internship for about three weeks now and I’m enjoying it immensely. I’m still getting used to the whole sitting on my ass for eight hours a day, but knowing that I’m contributing to something worthwhile is exhilarating. Even seeing how many likes, or [...]
A plinky.com prompt: You can pick one chocolate from the box. What kind of filling do you hope is inside?
Today’s post is pretty random and I admit, it’s mostly out of lack of inspiration and a back log of things I want to post about. Thank goodness for sites like plinky.com. My internship [...]
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