Category: Youth

Like Pearls on a String

It has been said that the best changes in life are the ones that awaken the soul and make us reach for more, that plant a fire in our hearts and bring peace to our minds. Never had that been more true to me than in the time of my parents divorce. I was only

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Let Me Be A Girl, Not A Bride

Imagine if your parents mentioned marriage to you when you barely knew what marriage meant. Imagine if they called you a burden, told you to forget school, tore you apart from your family and allowed a man three times your age to lay his hands on you. Like a lamb to the slaughter, you’re dolled

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Jobs said it best

Steve Jobs had an innovative mind that was beyond his time. Not only did he create technology that many people cannot live or function without, but he departed from this world leaving behind many important words of wisdom. In these days, when everyone has the same store-bought clothes and manufactured phones, a person’s inner voice,

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Listen and Trust Your Inner Voice

As a young boy, his teachers said he was too stupid to learn anything. As an employee, he was fired from his first two jobs on the basis of being “unproductive”. As an inventor, he made one thousand unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. When asked by a reporter how it felt to fail

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The Downside

Steve Jobs, known for his internationally acclaimed technologically based Apple products, stated “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And more important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” Mr. Jobs was regarded as an innovative entrepreneur whose own inspirational journey to the top is reflected in

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Expectation vs. Reality

Formal education is an imperative factor of socialization and it equips individuals with the skills needed in preparation for the maintenance of a civil society. However, I strongly encourage the formal education system to widen its capacity for the implementation of informal socialization, inclusion and improvement of the performing arts as well as the practice

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What is this X?

My youngest uncle is unemployed. He has been searching for a job since he graduated from the university in 2015, and I have heard my father complaining that the recruitment agencies and employers are wicked people. “They do not want the poor to see light at all”, he had said three weeks ago. ” How

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Ink In My Veins

Tattoos are becoming a popular phenomenon that is seen everywhere. Today’s youth are getting permanent tattoos to become cool and trendy but these are not just pretty pictures. For some, tattoos may be art but, for me, a tattoo is a mark that shows who you really are. Growing up, my parents always said that

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Your Inner Voice

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And more important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” These words were spoken by someone who changed the future, someone who will forever be remembered for his wisdom and knowledge. Steve Jobs. Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur

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Technological Art

No matter what we do, technology will always control our lives. It is like art to us because even the most traditional of us are obsessed with it and cannot live without it. If you’re reading this article right now, it’s because you have a computer, phone or tablet connected to the internet. If later

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Save the planet

In a world fixated on fossil fuels and revised economic systems, there’s no surprise that the individual comes first. However, is that truly more imperative than the world that mothers us? As humans we have a strong tendency to put our needs first; we always look for what benefits us. Ultimately this psychological mindset has

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Sustaining the Inner Artist

Art is a subjective field. With that said, the world is a huge canvas. In whatever industry one is involved with, there is art within. We are all artists. We have always been right from our early years. In the words of the famous Spanish painter, Pablo Picasso, “Every child is an artist”. However, he

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Let’s Reclaim the ”Defunct Artist”

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. – Pablo Picasso I’m 15 years old and this expression tends to fade as I’m getting older, maybe this is due to some sort of insecurity or a hectic lifestyle. Granted, I’ve seen many individuals around me who made

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When I grow up

It is easy for children to be the artists that Picasso believed them to be; especially now, when encouragement is promoted far more than deterrence, regardless of the activity in question. It is also, however, easy to see his claim that grown-ups are not expected to be artists; those who pursue a career in the

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Can You Really Outgrow Creativity?

When they’re splashing red paint around the house, scrawling on the walls and snapping crayons in half, it’s pretty hard to see children as budding artists. However, it isn’t necessarily what they do so much as what they think that makes children so refreshing, and occasionally puzzling, to adults. You could say that a child

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What Role does Technology Play in Art?

In order to answer this question, we need to define art. Art takes many forms: paintings, media and film to name a few, and as the internet has become an increasingly embedded part of modern life, these forms of art have developed, and to a certain extent, prospered. We also need to establish the context.

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We Should Move to Space

My question is this: why would personal living standards be more important than saving the planet? I can’t find any argument to support saving our individual selves instead of the entire world, because that would be selfish and irresponsible. Our personal living needs are important, but not as important as the needs of the planet:

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Art and Technology are Important

Today I would like to talk to you all about the role technology plays in art and why. I am going to list all the reasons why it plays an important role in art today. 1. Technology allows us to take pictures of art and share it with our friends, like in this photograph for

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Our World

I love the world I live in. There’s something magical about stepping out of your door, turning on your iPod to listen to music, sending messages via electromagnetic waves to your friends so that you can meet up, eating at a classy restaurant in order to have a lovely meal of slaughtered animal and soda

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Technology + Art

I think technology plays a very important role in art, because it is our way of spreading art throughout the world. We can see in this photograph that someone is taking a picture of art and this is how other people will see the art. This may seem like nothing, but it is fascinating. Without

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