Leave the World Better than When You Found It

The meaning of life varies for all and we define our disposition by committing to an ideology or endeavour. Every individual creates their own purpose, yet if we want to live up to our name as nature temporary manifestation its auspicious to aim to leave the earth better than when we found it.

Reading time: 8 mins

Body Modification: An Enduring Outlet For Expression and Honour

By voluntarily inflicting pain on oneself the experience becomes personal and engaging, it drags an individual into a realm of discomfort to emerge with additional attributes. When in the hands of physical hurt it links the mind back to the primitive psyche, it enables us to temporarily drop thought of self to be immersed in a moment, albeit an uncomfortable one.

Reading time: 6 mins

Tribalism Dismantles Democracy’s Middle Ground

The tribalistic nature of politics has divided the community by shifting focus to which team is winning rather than the substance residing in policy. This divide creates a loyal fan base for political heads who irritate and console for their own benefit. Strapped with rhetoric and skewed facts, these orators accrue additional power by exploiting societal fractures.

Reading time: 10 mins

Confusing Vanity and Self-Efficacy Creates a Clouded Reality

Contrary to this vanity, self-efficacy is the ability to look at oneself in humble admiration, to be proud of yet modest in one’s abilities yielding confidence in traversing life’s spectrum. When vanity and self-efficacy are confused reality is misinterpreted; a strong self-efficacy will build, where as a high degree of vanity will inevitably implode.

Reading time: 6 mins

The Most Intelligent Are Never Wrong, They Either Teach or Learn

There is comfort in believing we have the world figured out, yet, without unshackling the fear of ridicule we cannot grasp the gravity of our illiteracy. It’s not the incorrect answer making one moronic but the fear of asking the next question. Growth requires discomfort and temporarily showing one’s ignorance can provide a better angle for coalescing cognizance.

Reading time: 6 mins