Suburbia

I went to a Matt Good concert recently and there’s this song by him called “suburbia” that I’ve been thinking about. It seems like everyone is set on taking the typical path in North American society. This path often involves the goals of buying a house, a car, maybe several, living in the suburbs, starting … More Suburbia

Black hole

Lately I’ve been fixated on this black hole analogy. Perhaps that existential emptiness that some feel; that sense of vagueness and questionable purpose, perhaps we can think of it as a black hole that’s pulling us into it- as a thing that we try to fill with objects and people that will make us forget … More Black hole

Mind Wide Open

Why are we so attached to ideas? Questioning the validity of ideas/beliefs is healthy. Bias is very real, and ulterior motives can be found on both sides of every debate. If an idea appeals to us, why not question why it is so enchanting. Does it strike some deeper, personal chord that makes us cling … More Mind Wide Open

I matter.

“Just in case you thought otherwise, you are so much more than what others think of you or how they treat you. You are so much more than what you own, what you do, how many friends you have, your relationship status, your clothes/appearance, and any other seemingly important factor. You are made of stars. … More I matter.