Fear consumes all. Merciless, it never leaves without a scar. The power of the human mind is amazing, but also damaging. One can dream of flying, pretty oceans, and happiness. But one can also envision nightmares and worst case scenarios. As the Buddha claims, “Rule your mind or it will rule you”.
Below are quotes from The Book Thief by Markus Zusak and an image from Alice in Wonderland that speak…Continue
When introducing myself to new people, starting with my name has become second nature to me. No one thinks about it, and all you’re doing is associating faces with words. No biggie, life moves on.
But to Gogol, a first generation Indian-American with immigrant parents (twinsies!), his name is a lot more significant to his story and how he wants to be perceived in a world of…Continue
People have Power: Analysis on Isolation and Connections
By Shruthi Krishna on The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Solitude sucks. But in a world with approximately 7.5 billion people, how could you possibly feel or be alone? Emotions can drown people at times, and this blocks people from what really matters in their lives:…Continue
Freedom reminds me of bliss. A feather, floating carefree in the sharp winds of what we call society. Ever since the beginning of time, freedom and order were essential for living. The only problem is, history and evolution have somehow developed a recurring concept through order. Prejudice. Now prejudice has a connotation for a negative view on people, but it can also mean having a positive or good view on others. Prejudice has taken millions of lives out,…Continue