Category: pop culture
Too Fast, Too Paris
There’s comfort to not being terrorized by the thought that one’s action or inaction contributes to an inevitable future at the mercy of eventual degeneration.
Am I Too Old to Enjoy This?
The adult in me thinks that she is very juvenile and naive, and I wonder if I’m just too jaded to enjoy how whimsical she is, how her whole world seemed to be rose-colored and bright.
Whose Adobo is Authentic, Anyway?
Will gatekeeping culture and calling out cultural appropriation bring justice? Or is it going to kill the very thing it wants to protect?
Suffering is a Cookie: Chronicles During the COVID-19 Community Quarantine
I suffer because I believe that I deserve that cookie. But I also know that eating that cookie comes with consequences.
Solidarity or Shit: Chronicles During the COVID-19 Community Quarantine
The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed the entrenched inequalities in our society. Already we’re seeing how the less privileged are made to choose between dying from hunger or dying from the disease, while the rich continue to believe that these people are merely being stubborn–lacking the discipline that is demanded by this enhanced community quarantine…
Is There Really A Self? (& 10 PM Explorations of Being)
What if, as Plato said in his allegory of the cave, we only see shadows of reality, and that is because of the frailty that is our humanity?