I published a video elaborating on the topics I explored in my previous blog post, “Why I Deleted My Instagram Account Forever: Social Media, Peer Pressure, and Living in the Moment”
For a long time I considered the idea of creating a YouTube channel, but it was, and still is, WAY out of my comfort zone.
A few of the many quotable quotes that I use to shape my life philosophy.
I recently moved into my college dorm to start my freshman year (which is, partly, why I have been so inactive online recently) and in my explorations of the campus I have discovered that the library is especially intriguing.
In psychology, the overjustification effect refers to the phenonmenon in which a person becomes less intrinsically motivated to do something after they begin receiving external rewards for doing that thing.
The crypto bros cannot be stopped.
It’s been a LONG time since I’ve done a book tag. And I mean a LONG time. But I recently remembered that it’s halfway through 2022 already– as if time could pass any faster– and I decided I might as well keep the tradition going and do the Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag again.
GPT-3 is currently the world’s most advanced language model AI (as of June 2022, when I’m writing this post) and I have been wanting to try it out for months.
AI books? Yeah I still can’t get enough of them.
The rabbit hole of book and author cancellations at the hand of YA Twitter is a deep one– and it’s a symptom of a larger cultural problem in the book community that we would be remiss to ignore.
I discovered my worst fear when I was around 10 years old.
2001: A Space Odyssey is by far the most disturbing movie I have ever watched. So what about the book?
It’s 2022 and the human race hasn’t destroyed itself yet. Let’s take a moment to celebrate.
The timeless tale of a literal– and figurative– witch hunt.
Yes: George Orwell wrote more than just Animal Farm and 1984, in fact.
Welcome back to another post in which I use my cancel-proof irrelevance to dive into another example of well-intentioned-things-gone-off-the-rails in the book community.
Why is speech now considered violence? Why have people started to introduce themselves with a laundry list of identity labels? Why is my generation faking mental disorders on TikTok for clout? Why are people so eager to cancel one another on Twitter? Why are we seeing insistences that math and science are racist?
My very first PKD. A rite of passage, perhaps? That was really… weird, but interesting.
In the past few years, it has become relatively common to see large and occasionally violent protests on college campuses when controversial, usually right-wing, speakers are invited.
This book really messed with my head.