An Answer to America’s Gun Culture

I’m convinced that the problem is that we in the US are all so divorced these days from reality — living as we do in a state of increasing social atomization and in a world of illusion produced by films, television programs and digital media that all work to detach us from the real blood … Continue reading An Answer to America’s Gun Culture

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Shyamalan’s ‘After Earth’ with a Transformative Post-Climate Crisis Message

On a Saturday evening, I decided to revisit M. Night Shyamalan's aesthetically pleasing visual experience. Putting aside the beauty and attention to detail every shot achieves in enhancing its narrative (discussed further on my analysis of the film), I want to instead focus on some of the important underlying themes and overall message After Earth … Continue reading Shyamalan’s ‘After Earth’ with a Transformative Post-Climate Crisis Message

My Response to Dr. Robert Jeffress on Trump and North Korea

This is a message to pro-war pastors like Robert Jeffress thinking God has given Trump authority to take out North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Robert Bowman, a Catholic Bishop, said the following: "We are not hated because we practice democracy, value freedom, or uphold human rights. We are hated because our government denies these things … Continue reading My Response to Dr. Robert Jeffress on Trump and North Korea

How to Collect Efficiently in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

There are so many useful strategies that prove useful in collecting more food, arrows, enemy spoils, and other useful collections prior to meeting the Great Fairy. Everywhere I explore, immediately after my stamina is about to run out due to sprinting, I use stasis to check my surroundings. Wooden and steel crates are very useful … Continue reading How to Collect Efficiently in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

General Mattis’ Plan to Shift the Military Towards Hypermasculine Authoritarianism or: Less Humanitarianism

I read some of the most disgusting short pieces of writing from World News Politics where the writer briefly describes how General Mattis, Donald Trump's Secretary of Defense, is shifting our military to the far right with his destructive plans: The former Marine only has one concern in his life. He wants to make the US … Continue reading General Mattis’ Plan to Shift the Military Towards Hypermasculine Authoritarianism or: Less Humanitarianism

Reflecting on CounterPunch’s “The Good Americans”: An Untold Summary of Everything Wrong with the United States Empire

If I had to pick one of the best pieces of writing I ever read on the internet that satirically summarizes everything historically wrong with the United States empire from start to finish, it would be CJ Hopkins' "The Good Americans" from CounterPunch. It perfectly exposes all the sins of the country that its own citizens know … Continue reading Reflecting on CounterPunch’s “The Good Americans”: An Untold Summary of Everything Wrong with the United States Empire