Rather abruptly and somewhat arbitrarily, I have decided to close this blog. I still very much enjoy writing and thinking, and I often contemplate starting another form of creative communications project, but I do think that the time has come to close this chapter of my life--pun intended. As I reflect on the short-lived writing … Continue reading Closing remarks.
My phone's background has had the words "Jesus is King" for a while now. It has been a good reminder for me since Jesus has become important in my life 3 years ago. And about 6 years ago, Kanye West was the major reason why I got into hip hop and started producing music. So when … Continue reading Thoughts on JESUS IS KING (album review)
Where should I start? Well, it's been a while. So much has happened and there are so many things I could to say. But instead, this morning, I'm going to focus on the clarity of mind I felt. I think that's a part of maturity. There are lots of distractions and, if I'm not careful, … Continue reading Quick thoughts from Forager
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
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
Sometimes, life can feel stagnant. I'm in that thought/mood bubble right now. It made me think back to Haruhi's Endless Eight, and how the repetition of daily life, no matter how great, can make you feel mundane (let's pretend that this is a noun) and lost. Here's what I wrote in my journal earlier this … Continue reading ‘Where is my life headed?’