2016 Reflections

All I’ve been hearing for the last month or so is how terrible 2016 was. Between international wars, humanitarian crises, shocking political events, deaths of pop culture icons, natural disasters, and disgusting displays of unnecessary violence, sometimes it seems like the tragedies will never end. One might actually believe that 2016 was “a year from …

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Living In Sync With The Sun

Why I love maintaining a simple, healthy lifestyle guided by the sun. First of all, the inspiration for this post came from a short, hilarious, and accurate video that my friend shared with me on Facebook: I've undoubtedly had my fair share of typical teenage nights, where either crazy antics with friends or extreme academic …

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Forever Hypnotized by the Ocean

I can't figure out what's more satisfying; watching the ocean or floating in it. Either way, the mesmerizing rush of the water's movement always reminds me of nature's incredible power. Staring at the ocean for long periods of time will never bore me. It's amazing to watch the rippling sea crest into white capped waves …

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A Brief Tribute to Cities

I think it is safe to say that most people spend copious amounts of time daydreaming about the future. As you get older, your daydreams become more detailed and more realistic. One of my favorite things to think about was always where I would live throughout my life. Would I end up in a sunny beach …

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Why American Football Is Not The Real Football

I would like to begin this post by celebrating the fact that Chelsea won the British Premier League this year! Just so everybody is aware, on August 18th last year I wrote on twitter: "Chelsea team is deadly this year" and while some people doubted my statement, I think the results of the BPL prove …

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The Plague of the “Us” vs. “Them” Mentality

Recently I've been doing a lot of research on current events and international relations, and I've found a recurring problem that creates much of the political, social, and religious tension in the world today. From many of today's international conflicts, there arises a sense of "Us" vs. "Them". What I mean by that is many of …

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