Childish “The Veldt” By Ray Bradbury and “Beautiful Monsters” By Eric Puchner are both heavily influenced on the affect that technology has on children. Bradbury focuses on how easily children can use technology as a source of callow and dangerous power. Puncher explores the possibility of an entirely youthful reign of children and how their… Continue reading Childish: an essay on “The Veldt” By Ray Bradbury and “Beautiful Monsters” By Eric Puchner
The idea of equality of the sexes in the 1800’s and contemporary time may seem a bit odd. We seem believe as a society that things have gotten much better for not only women but men as well That we are much more understanding of softer men and stronger women. But according to this… Continue reading Venus in Furs: Inequality of the sexes in Past and Contemporary society
Within the African diaspora men, women and children have long been shamed for the texture of their hair. Black women especially. Sadly it is not just within the diaspora where this kind shaming has taken place. At Pretoria Girls High School, a high school in South Africa, where the majority population is black, black… Continue reading Afro Hair , Don’t Care.
The House that Jack Built is a short animated film by Ron Tunis it was released in 1967. It as a modern telling/version of jack and the bean stalk that talks about consumerism, capitalism and greed. Jack is the ideal version of the 1960’s suburban man; he has an office job in the city, a… Continue reading Journal entry on: The House That Jack Built
Sheila Rosario Aguliar was born in Cuba in the township of Guanabacoa October 31st 1996 in eastern Havana. She lived with her Mother Laura, and Brother Andy, in Havana for the Majority of her life until 2013. Her father Ramiro had left to move to the Dominican Republic, they remain in touch. Both of… Continue reading Sheila: Life from Cuba
DISCLAIMER: this is another essay i wrote back in 2016 in my Philosophy and culture: Philosophy of love class. it discuses the description for “love” between Schopenhauer and Plato's Symposium. When one thinks of a description for “love” thoughts of heart shaped boxes of chocolate, weddings, the feeling of having butterflies in your stomach and the… Continue reading Symposium on Schopenhauer
Disclaimer: This is an essay on Courtly love that i wrote for school in the winter of 2016 for my philosophy class. Courtly love comes from the troubadours, who’s hearts were often stolen by the ladies of the court. They would sing about their lady loves and the pain that they would cause them from… Continue reading The Art of Courtly Love