From April, 2018

Why Read and Think Hard?

  Most humans are banal in their everyday thinking. They lack originality and complexity required to understand the world. The world is a big word. Let us just say, the everyday social and political issues. For most of them, coming out of their rigid and singular frames is a process, and a difficult one indeed. They do not appreciate when told that their ideas are base: based on passion and emotion rather than reason and experience, as the famous French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre describes in Anti-Semite and Jew. Theorists Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski define frame as a “conceptual path shaping how people understand an issue and…

To be a Writer​ is to Build Little by Little

    It has been three weeks since the last post I wrote. I have never been busier in school and work. Although I am still in the middle of a heavy workload, I guess I needed a break for this blog which I started with a lot of passion. Let me use this opportunity and share my writing journey with you, very briefly. I am not a born writer. I am not even someone who had the privilege to know about writing. I learned how to write on my own after years, at least a decade, of hard work.…