Why I Loved Age of Ultron

The absolute best aspect of the Avengers: Age of Ultron was its namesake. Ultron was a more credible threat to humanity because he was a product of it. I personally felt that the Ultron program is a great example of how we as humans have the unfortunate tendency to sacrifice freedom in exchange for safety. Tony and Cap’s clashing of… Read more →

How to Keep your Relationships Shallow and Put People on Their Guard

Over the years, I’ve noticed how some people have the tendency to, even unintentionally, alienate and frustrate their peers with some of their default social shortcomings. The following are just a few things that come to mind when I think about some of the biggest mistakes people make when interacting with others. Laugh at someone when they say something serious. I’ve… Read more →

Professors Who Care: Why Critical Thinking was my Favorite Class this Semester

Critical thinking was by far my favorite class this semester. …Quite possibly my favorite college course to date. And there’s one reason. My professor. There are quite a few problems facing the world of higher academia today. (I hope at some point too write in further detail my experiences with college level academics in the future, but for this post I’ll… Read more →

Running a Mile

The fact is that running a mile, at one point, was a bit of an ordeal challenge for me. October 2012: There I was. It had just passed mile 9 of the ATL half marathon. I really wanted to stop running. I didn’t. That day I achieved what, at one point, I never would have thought possible running a half marathon.… Read more →