Technology and Us

“Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.” ​​This is a quote by R. Buckminster Fuller, some simple words to summarise the entirety of what the truth of today’s technology is, where it came from and where it’s going to go. Irregardless of whether one has the intentions of making someone

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Mindset Correction

“Good speakers are anywhere while a good listener is rare.” One of health mentality indications is a willingness to be listened. That is why most people will try to state their mindset without being afraid. Liberal countries or earlier independent countries give privilege to their society to build their mindset, especially critical thinking. Unfortunately, for

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Where Two are Fighting, The Third Wins

The waves were very high and there was a storm. On Thursday, a boat crashed on the beach… there were no people to be seen, only stones and trees. The pirate captain and his crew checked if the boat was damaged. It was evening and they needed a place to sleep. “Go and find a

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He Who Opens A School Door, Closes A Prison

In this paper I will be discussing Victor Hugo’s “He Who Opens A School Door, Closes A Prison”. I will be discussing what I think the meaning of this saying is, as well as whether or not I agree or disagree with this meaning. To me, Victor’s quote “He Opens A School Door, Closes A

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The path to freedom

Education, as a means by way of which we imbibe the knowledge and wisdom of the ages, is the path that enables us to surpass our natural and society induced limitations in understanding reality. Prison is a confined space where one is put. It limits the capacity of a person to do his daily activities

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Elephants

Hi! My name is Sam, and I am an animal rescuer. I have been studying elephants for the past year in Thailand, learning about the ways they communicate, survive etc. Last week was my most exciting encounter yet! This is my story. It all started on a hot summer’s morning. I was on track to

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Astronomically Alone

Many of us, as amiable playfellows, hold the honorary title of being another person’s friend, but how often do the collective of us act as a friend to our own selves when we are alone? As we actively view others in their raw 3D bodies and 4D minds, we forget we each have one of

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Is Education a Right or a Privilege?

Emerging from a quick shower, my hands subconsciously reached out for the immaculately laid out, well ironed school uniform that my mother had kept on the bed for she always knew I was late. Once again. A routine practiced by me every morning for the past 11 years yet no sign of remembrance by my

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The Cost of Cruelty

The stars were just starting to disappear at the coming of dawn over the dark African plains. Full of curiosity, a baby elephant followed a seemingly harmless butterfly and, in doing so inadvertently strayed from the protection of her mother’s side. If only she knew what her curiosity would cost her. Having entered the world

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Incremental Advantages

What exactly is the goal of education, or at least, high school education? While one might argue that the goal of high school education is education, in and of itself, I feel as though that’s a little bit too idealistic of an end. Rather, high school education is supposed to prepare you for life as

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The Great Unknown

The great unknown can sometimes be the most fear inducing thing in your life, whether it’s going to a new school, beginning the path to college, or learning how to ride a bike. We have all, at one point in our lives, come into a new situation and not known how to properly adapt to

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A Piece of Freedom

In this world, we are surrounded by so many different people with so many different opinions and perspectives. Although there is always two sides to every story, is it wrong for me to say that there is definitely more than just two? It’s a great thing to have different opinions and sides to things, as

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Altered Images 

Have you ever felt that you are always alone even though you have so many people around you? When you’re alone, you still feel you are not alone right? But, what if that feeling of loneliness is there even in the company of others? Whether when you’re with your friends or you’re just there by

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Is education a right or a privilege?

When I started thinking about how education is so important to our lives,  I have seen so many of my peers who hated going to school, didn’t like the ideas of studying but think differently, does everyone have the chance to be educated? Education, in fact, it is a privilege, although we all deserved to

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Stone In My Pocket

Whenever I come to this place, all I can think of is him. I’ve never moved on. He said he would be back someday. After waiting many years, I’m starting to believe it was all a dream, until today. I found the stone again. That made my thoughts go all the way back to the

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The Bridge Into The Mist…

Looking into the mist, I saw a small outline of a mountain. The mountain I am going to walk. I put my bag of gear down, got out my bright torch. I shined the torch into the distance and in front of me was a small bridge. I smiled and zipped up my coat and

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Cliffside Tale

She stood there, gazing at the foggy cliffside. Her chestnut brown hair cascaded down her back like a waterfall, while her bronze eyes glistened in the shadows. Her cheeks were as red as roses and they had small brown freckles layered upon them. She wore a snowy-white shirt, with dark blue jeans; her mind was

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Technology and Us

“Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.” This is a quote from R. Buckminster Fuller, some simple words to summarize the truth about today’s technology, where it came from and where it’s going to go. Regardless of whether one has the intention of making someone else’s life easier or of

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Gebo

When I looked at the picture, I immediately felt like, hey, why don’t I make a story out of this picture! It might be great! The picture reminded me of my time at school. I felt lonely and I felt sad just looking at it. It inspired me to write this down. There was a

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The Golden Tusks

A long time ago there was a mum and a baby elephant, they were hunted frequently because they had very beautiful and decorated golden tusks. These very unlucky elephants were being hunted by a group very, very dangerous. Now, the two magnificent elephants had already been hunted in the past, but had managed to escape.

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