Thought rant: Center of the Universe

It may be pure coincidence that English has become my primary language. In any case, from my ESL perspective, I would speculate that probably, in its very essence, English contains the structure of Western philosophy and thought. Language shapes how we think, and English has thus shaped how I approach and perceive our world. Take … Continue reading Thought rant: Center of the Universe

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Quick thoughts on stories and cliches

I was watching Nerdwriter1's video titled, "The Epidemic of Passable Movies", when I realized that his thoughts on Hollywood movies were--not too surprisingly--relevant to anime's 'passable' and derivative shows. But the problem isn't so much that something is a reiteration of what we've seen before, but rather what we see isn't realistic. Evan says, "Stories are … Continue reading Quick thoughts on stories and cliches