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History Influences Horror

How did the 1930s Great Depression influence the horror genre? History influences horror. And more specifically, global events influence horror. The 1930s were a difficult time for many people. In 1929, the stock market crashed, and global panic ensued, causing… Continue Reading →

The “Crazy Ones”

Impact. We often associate this word with the big names. Martin Luther King Jr., Albert Einstein, Amelia Earhart, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The “Crazy ones” as referred to in the 1997 Apple ad. Someone who pushes the world forward… Continue Reading →

tPOL 2022

“Thank you for coming to my presentation of learning. I am the expert on my own learning. I am also responsible and accountable for my own learning. You can expect me to give an honest evaluation of my progress. We… Continue Reading →

Cancel culture doesn’t help — at least not how you think

“Sitting down at your computer after a long day at work. You boot up Twitter like usual. And what pops up on your feed appalls you. A celebrity has just said something you hate. Cancelling them seems like the only… Continue Reading →

Macbeth and the Cold War

It’s Saturday night; you’re eager to see the new movie in theatres. You are one of the first people to see it in your group of friends. The popcorn, the candy, the big screen – it is an experience everyone… Continue Reading →

mPOL 2022

“Thank you for coming to my presentation of learning. I am an expert on my learning. I am also responsible and accountable for my learning. You can expect me to give an honest evaluation of my progress. We will discuss… Continue Reading →

Sound of Poetry

“Dun, dun, dun. I hear the beat in my head, dancing alongside the tapping of my foot. A combination of eight notes creating every single piece of music. The joy while listening almost makes me forget I have work to… Continue Reading →

the button

Monday, July 30, 1945. Harry S. Truman would handwrite a note addressing the Manhattan Project. After years of hard work and billions of dollars spent, the US would decide to drop a new weapon code-named “little boy” in the days… Continue Reading →

Hiroshima by John Hersey

Truth is clouded by the unwillingness to alter your opinions, accentuating topics being perceived differently — but its effects aren’t the same everywhere.  In the book Hiroshima, the survivors aren’t a symbol of strength but of sorrow and ignorance and… Continue Reading →

The Encyclopédia

What comes to mind when you hear the 21st century? Is it technology, culture or human rights? I think of the Encyclopédia. I believe it has been one of the most significant philosophical movements in the past 500 years—Scratch that;… Continue Reading →

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