“What matters to you defines your mattering.” —– John Green, An Abundance of Katherines. My continuous craving for John Green books eventually led me to this book – An Abundance of Katherines. The book is definitely worthy of checking out. John’s graceful descriptions of teenage romance, combined with persistent discussions of the meaning of life,…
As I typed out the title of this post, also the title of the book I finished a moment ago, I can’t help but wonder about the true meaning of “Looking for Alaska” (the book is beautiful! 5/5).
Throughout the book, “the labyrinth” maintained its position as the central theme of everything. As the Old Man asked, “How would you personally get out of this labyrinth of suffering?”
I’m here to give out my own answer.
Many people argue in favor of the benefits of education (me included): School helps you make friends! Math helps your logic! Education teaches you about the world and yourself! Blah, blah, blah, the list goes on.
But I do still wonder about the true meaning of education. Yes, I do not hesitate for one second to say that education is necessary and it is, indeed, beneficial, both for the society and the individual.
However, other than these superficial reasons that most students will not truly comprehend, perhaps there is another, more personal link to the importance of education.
In which I discuss about the borderline between death and perish of memories, the awesomeness of Kubo and Two Strings, and my awe for it.
There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.
― David M. Eagleman
“There is one place — one place where users are in charge and they need to be in charge.” Hank made this statement firmly. Unfortunately, we are not in charge anymore.
I ask you, what is the power of the unsubscribing button?
This book illustrated teenagers’ confusion along with the darker side of rape. Sometimes the victims of a rape case include more than the people who are directly involved in the case. The mental casualty is inestimable, but few books contribute to the public’s understanding of the topic.
Some thoughts on social media, plugins, and widgets in response to Personal Blogging Challenge on Edublogs.
This is a Truman Show analysis. In which I dig into the deeper meaning of reality shows’ existence. Why do they exist? What’s the driven force?
And, ultimately, who should take the blame?