"I am comparing the wife of bath to taylor swift. This may seem odd, but there are a few key characteristics they have in common. For one, the wife of bath had five husbands, all of which died and in essence are not with her anymore. Taylor Swift…"
"I would consider Joe Rogan to be my hero. Not because of his comedy acts or because of his affiliation with MMA, but because of the way he views the world. Rogan hosts a very popular podcast called The Joe Rogan Experience. He talks about religion,…"
"The big difficulty is our infrastructure - most of the cities in the world were built primarily over fifty years ago. The technology necessary to reduce our energy use or switch to more efficient sources is largely already developed, but it…"
Why you should be more aware of global warming Last Friday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change did a 2,000 page summary report on the causes and effects of the heating of the Earth over the past 6 years (since they did their last report). The IPCC is a group of over two hundred scientists who have devoted their lives to studying the Earth and its changing properties. This report is the biggest recent collection of data for the subject matter. The findings of this study were…See More
Interesting post. I think Chris's decision reflects an antagonistic view towards materialism that is rare in our society. Although his decision ultimately led to his demise, I admire Chris, who had the chutzpah to diverge from modern…"
"(At Andrij) Yes, that is the author who wrote Into Thin Air. In fact, Krakauer has written many fantastic books including the controversial Three Cups of Deceit.
(Addressing the book) Chris's decision to abandon all social norms and pursue…"
"I somewhat agree with Chris's decision to abandon his prosperous future for a more full, worry free life. After all, money does not always bring happiness, and happiness is what he wanted. However, I disagree with the part when he drove away…"
"I agree, Chris' opinions in some ways I can relate to. I find that his decision to pull out from society completely was slightly immature and he wasn't completely prepared. Yes, he was a whole lot more prepared then most of us, but not for…"
Over the summer I read the book Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. After graduating high school, Chris McCandless had a prosperous future. He was a talented athlete, a highly intelligent individual, and had an intense passion for anything that he enjoyed. Upon arriving to college, Chris becomes a very isolated person. He drives away most of his friends, and rarely kept in touch with his parents. After graduation, his parents had full expectations of him going to law school, but…See More