I have finished Patrick Ness' book entitled More Than This days ago. I found it from Buzzfeed's recommendation of WTF books which you should see for yourself. I am not going to discuss the plot, but rather the significant parts which I have highlighted during my time of reading it. I have to say that the book really gave… Continue reading More Than This
When people do you wrong, all you have to do is be still. When chaos brings forth anger, have a friend with you to check your emotion meter at all times. When you want to burst out, always reflect that there may be a higher possibility of you regretting it later. Always remember to take… Continue reading Patience
No man is an island indeed. I have or had been frequently disturbed by my neurotic tendencies. The word neurosis is often associated with a slur, which is why most people do not admit to their tendency of feeling heightened emotions. Often as not, I put on a facade of impassiveness, but never with purpose.… Continue reading Breathing Exercise
This year marks my 4-year long membership with Goodreads. As what I have mentioned in my previous blogs , I have become an avid reader at 14 years old (I give credit to our 1 month of no internet connection due to errors of our internet signal). The incident gave me an opportunity to commit on… Continue reading My Best Reads 2017
I have read a good article about what we call as education. What is education anyway? Is the education we know today suffice the needs for the betterment of our world, or is it just there as an obligation to teach students without concrete objective of its ultimate goal? read it here: 95 Ways Education "Hurts" Students by… Continue reading Is Education an Education?
Since it’s my school’s semestral break, I have taken time reading a certain book regarding sleeping sickness entitled Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic That Remains One of Medicine’s Greatest Mysteries by Molly Caldwell Crosby. I rarely read non-fictional volumes, but I always abide to my principle that everything should be balanced between reality and fiction. Also,… Continue reading Encephalitis Lethargica: The Mysterious Sleeping Sickness Epidemic
I am not an idiot to not recognize smart-shaming when it happens. No matter how unintentional it is, the subtlety says something more. In my country, anti-intellectualism is the norm unacknowledged. Meaning, most men put on a facade that discourses about the importance of intelligence, yet disparages people who displays a brilliant mind. It saddens… Continue reading Smart Shaming Everywhere