Job interviews. Making new friends. Meeting the President of the United States. Each of the previous examples are times when making a good first impression really counts. Scientists have said a person will categorize you as a friend or foe within the first few seconds of meeting them. To better understand what occurs within the automatic processing centers of our brains, Author Malcolm Gladwell discusses the power of the unconscious mind and how it helps us in his…Continue
Beatrice Prior is a teenage girl who always thought she was different from her selfless family of four. After taking a mandatory assessment at school she learns that she is different after all, maybe even Divergent. She continues her life as Divergent in the Dauntless faction where she meets new friends and enemies.
I thought Divergent was a great book! The way the characters are divided up reminds me of how our culture is today. Abnegation,…Continue
Curiosity killed the cat. Or did it?
There are many questions in day to day life that make us stop and think. Many of these questions can’t be answered and are up for interpretation. I want to see if people have similar thoughts about these questions and why. Please leave your comments and ideas below.
8) Curiosity Killed the Cat?
Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, was mainly a biography about Chris McCandless and his travels in the last few…Continue