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Prisons

Hatred breeds hatred. Violence breeds violence, and people who’ve been hurt go on to hurt others. And as long as the prison system is based on violence and hard-line punishment it will continue to create more violence and crime.

Why I’m Such a Huge Harry Potter Fan

The Harry Potter series is one of my most favourite things ever. I’ve read all the books and watched all the movies (multiple times, I might add),  and it never gets old. I remember watching the very first Harry Potter movie when I was little, and I was just so fascinated by the wealth of imagination and creativity, wit and humour, all coming together to make up a show that millions of people all over the world would love.

Plastics – Something New I Learnt Today

Recently, with all the climate activism and concern for the environment, we’ve heard a lot of people push for Recycling of plastic. But here’s the problem: A huge amount of the plastic surrounding us is not recycled, because it’s not really recyclable

Dry Your Tears Africa – A Poem

Maybe I’m being biased because this poem holds some sentimental value, but this is one of the best poems I’ve ever been treated to. It captures a lot of complex emotions and feelings of affinity for one’s home, no matter how far away one may travel

Role Models

So recently I got a new favourite band: AJR. It’s a group of brothers who write really interesting songs that are usually commentaries on modern society and its quirks. Plus their instrumentals are out of this world😂. So anyway, I was listening to one of their songs recently: Role Models, and one of the linesContinue reading “Role Models”

David and Goliath – A Different Story

Sometimes gross oversimplification of some important stories can lead us to draw the wrong conclusions about certain things. We’ve all heard the story of David and Goliath before, today I want us to take a deeper dive.

The Illusion of Control

Sometimes it’s very easy to get so caught up in the things happening around us, that we don’t stop to think about just how little influence we have in the grand scheme of things. Sometimes all we do is think about how wonderful things will be once we achieve this or accomplish that, and oftentimes deep down we know that it won’t be that easy, but we cling to the ideas with our characteristic stubborn optimism

Resolutions : A Fresh Start

Around this time, it’s very common to see people set goals and make plans to make sure the year is as fulfilling as it can be. Almost everybody makes some form of commitment to improve an aspect of their lives over the course of the new year, and that sounds wonderful. But how many of us actually follow through on the new year resolutions we set for ourselves?

To Cap It All Off…

2020 has been one heck of a year! From wildfires in Australia to explosions in Beirut to a global pandemic, what else could make a year more unforgettable?

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