Tag: learning

“Braving the Days: The Western Understanding of Karma – A Personal Thought Flow” by Jordannah Elizabeth

I saw a post on social media asking “Why do Western people use the word karma so much, but don’t understand what it truly means?” I think about karma often and try to live by its principals, but I am very honest with myself and clear to others when I

Judging by the Seminar: On Buses and Fascism by Andrew Woods

Most people do not place much faith in bus schedules. Congestion and traffic lights always conspire to delay buses by five minutes or more. When I moved to London, Ontario, I learnt quite swiftly that the arrival and departure of buses in this city do not follow any logical system.

Powell’s Bookmarks: On Leaving Portland by Andrew Woods

A few weeks ago, I re-watched the 2002 Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze movie Adaptation, which seemed to be playing at the local cinema as part of a Nicholas Cage retrospective. Cage plays the screenwriter Kaufman as he struggles to adapt Susan Orlean’s mesmerizing book The Orchid Thief into a

Advertisement by Paul Michael Whitfield

Front Album Cover of Corrupted’s 1995 Nadie 1. Beginning one of his many books, 19th-century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard writes a preface. In the book I have in mind this is followed by another and that by yet another. This book of Kierkegaard’s is a book of them. A book

The University Industrial Complex by Anwar Uhuru

  Currently, I am a PhD Candidate in the Humanities, which sounds more glamorous than it really is for those who inhabit these liminal places. The Humanities has always been considered the alternative intellectual arena for those who do not deal with the natural sciences. The sciences are labeled as

On Sleep, Kites, and Trying. by Julie Corredato

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” ― Anaïs Nin On our fourth date, after returning to town after an exhilarating spring hike to the Pinnacle in

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