Me and The Other

Many people cringe at the thought of studying philosophy.   I know for me, a major in philosophy seemed so useless and so over most of our heads that I just didn’t believe it to be relatable or practical. Everyone takes some sort of intro to philosophy course where they learn about Descartes’ “I think,…

When you hate, you give up

“To hate is an easy lazy thing but to love, takes strength everyone has but not all are willing to practice.”-Rupi Kaur   Let’s think about hate and the sense it makes. Here is the process: We argue We disagree We don’t understand So we resort to hate   I believe that hate is fueled…

Think Critically

What’s “fake news”? Evaluate your news stories with Johnny’s guide to decoding bias. Source: Think Critically

The world in 3 words

Bent, not broken: my three words chosen to describe our world. In Fall 2016, I took a Political Science course in International Relations, which was an elective outside of my major. The core of the curriculum was based on learning IR perspectives: realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Aside from the power-driven motivations of realism and the…