How To Live: The Difference Between Having a Life Philosophy and Actually Living By It

Since I started classes again in September and building a tiny house at the same time, my personal time has been…limited. Things finally came to a head this week when I heard myself describing my daily feelings of being in a vice that gets turned a little tighter every day to see how much pressure … More How To Live: The Difference Between Having a Life Philosophy and Actually Living By It

The Complexities of Quitting Facebook and 99 Days of Freedom

I started thinking about leaving Facebook during my final semester of university. I was tasked with writing my final paper—ten to twenty pages of my own theory (no big deal), and like every other time I had a paper to write or an assignment to work on, no matter how close it’s due date loomed, I found … More The Complexities of Quitting Facebook and 99 Days of Freedom

Becoming Vegan In A Culture Educated By Corporate Meat & Dairy or, “But What About Protein?!”: Oprah, Michael, Alicia and Becoming Vegan

Steaks grilled medium-well. Roast pork. Pulled pork sandwiches. Brisket. Prime rib. Street meat. Sausage on a bun. Salmon sautéd in maple syrup. Cajun catfish. Shrimp. Thick. Cut. Bacon. Chicken burgers with extra mayonnaise. Pizza. Grilled cheese. All cheese. Ice cream cake. Oreo Blizzards. Soft serve. Milk chocolate anything. Milk chocolate everything. I loved it all. How could … More Becoming Vegan In A Culture Educated By Corporate Meat & Dairy or, “But What About Protein?!”: Oprah, Michael, Alicia and Becoming Vegan

Human Consciousness: Evolutionary Blunder?

Two months ago I treated myself to a major binge session with the intensely captivating HBO miniseries, True Detective, starring silver screen veterans Woody Harleson and Matthew McConaughy. In the one of the best roles ever written for a television character, and not to mention, the role of his lifetime, McConaughy plays armchair philosopher, Detective Rustin Cohle, a man … More Human Consciousness: Evolutionary Blunder?