Time travel vacations

Jason Silva, the host of brain games and futurist philosopher, has a great quote about his definition of awe. He describes it as " something of such perceptual vastness, you literally have to reconfigure your mental models of the world to assimilate it". This may be obvious, for example, when you bestow your eyes on … Continue reading Time travel vacations

Microbial mind control

Let's be honest, when you're hangry it's not a particularly delightful experience to run into you. The main culprits for your hunger induced irrational behaviorĀ are the massively diverse flora in your gut. What this means, in case you didn't know, you actually have a rather large ecosystem of microorganisms inside of you thriving on what … Continue reading Microbial mind control

Articulation: the power of imagery

Mastering the structure of our languages is something that you'd think people would be heavily interested in pursuing. The supreme influence that comes with wielding an arsenal of vocabulary implements. Thought and imagination can be beamed from one persons mind to another like spells from the fingertips of wizards and yet, some sit still in … Continue reading Articulation: the power of imagery

A closed mind is a caged existence

Having been born with no food allergies that I know of, I consider myself to be exceptionally lucky. I am without limits to which known consumables I can eat. However, access to endless combinations of literally thousands of food items organized by isle comes with its disadvantages. To be privileged enough to have access to … Continue reading A closed mind is a caged existence

3 Stoic mantras to help your relationships

With all the volatility we come across in life, some of the more difficult trials to endure are the ones involving our relationships with people. Trying to control conversations with the few that we want to facilitate good relationships with can be like taming a lion. One must pay close and constant attention to the … Continue reading 3 Stoic mantras to help your relationships

Fun begets fun

Back when we looked at life through a bleak lens, it was easy for us to tell anyone with joy in their eyes that they're not looking at the bigger picture. Easy targets were all over the place, from a butterfly to a joyful song, nothing knew reality like we did. It's so much easier … Continue reading Fun begets fun

Comforting uncertainty

Living in an age with unlimited information literally at your fingertips, it's difficult to listen to someone give you a half-hearted response to any sort of thought-provoking questions you may have. Whether you're making an inquiry into politics, culture, religion, stereo typing, or any topic that would instigate an argument of some kind, it's likely … Continue reading Comforting uncertainty

Normal Introduction

Hello and welcome, my name is Kyle and i'll be your guide on this quest for perspective. I'm a highly inexperienced writer with very little formal education. I've also lived in one county my entire life and I have an extremely limited skill set. It makes perfect sense, in hindsight, that I would be the … Continue reading Normal Introduction