The Mechanics of Creative Writing

What is writer's block? An inability to find something to write about? Or is it really a proverbial wall that your creative faculties hit occasionally? I can confidently say that it's definitely something that has happened to me more than once. That feeling when you know you want to keep going, but you're telling yourself … Continue reading The Mechanics of Creative Writing

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Wait, why do nations even exist?

During the US visa application procedure, I couldn't help but think about why nations and national borders exist... We've made it so difficult for people to explore the rest of the world. How did we end up this way? What would've happened if we had never drawn boundaries in the first place? This blog post … Continue reading Wait, why do nations even exist?

Simplicity

Of the many things that humanity has picked up over the years, the ability to recognize simplicity as something positive is an interesting and rather intriguing phenomenon. This has even gone to such an extent that brevity and simplicity have an almost aesthetic appeal. We just have to look to the world’s most successful technology … Continue reading Simplicity