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8 Things I Learned About Having Bipolar II

It's hard to take a compliment without breaking down. Hi. It's me. It's been awhile since I last wrote something here. On the positive side, this served as my somewhat temporary portfolio while applying for writing gigs. Sometimes, it works. Sometimes, it doesn't. Anyway, last year I was diagnosed with Bipolar II Mood Disorder, something… Continue reading 8 Things I Learned About Having Bipolar II

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Using the KonMari Method in Social Media

I've recently read about the KonMari method of organizing and decided to apply that to my social media accounts. One of the key concepts in the said method was holding your possessions in one hand, caressing it with your fingers and spirit, then asking yourself: does this spark joy?  Does it make you happy? Confident?… Continue reading Using the KonMari Method in Social Media

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Seeing is Believing

This might be one of the best explanations I’ve read so far.

Rationalising The Universe

What is the basis of human belief regarding the existence of independent objects? When it comes to the sciences the basis is often that classic (yet often misused) word ‘proof’ … but what is it that constitutes proof in the scientific world? Humans like to take what we can see as quite solid evidence for the proof of an external object’s existence. If we see a chair in front of us and then we sit down upon it and it performs its dutiful function of upholding our weight then we can quite confidently take this as proof that the chair actually exists. This is the commonly held philosophical viewpoint known as realism. But what about when it comes to objects like electrons, protons and quarks – we definitely cannot see these entities with a microscope, let alone the human eye, how then do we infer proof of their existence?  These quantum scale…

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CHECK YOUR FACTS! (PRO-MARCOS ARGUMENTS AND CLAIMS QUASHED)

In light of recent events, I was about to make one long, unequivocal blog post about the atrocities Marcos has done in a span of 20 years; until I stumbled onto a piece made by Ms. Lorelei Aquino. Her blog is filled with beautiful insights about life and society, this issue included. Please look into… Continue reading CHECK YOUR FACTS! (PRO-MARCOS ARGUMENTS AND CLAIMS QUASHED)