(Note: Spoilers ahead) Sometimes, a book changes your worldview, making you think about life and death and relationships in a totally different way. For many, this book has been The Fault in Our Stars. A book written by internet sensation and best-selling author John Green, this novel is about two teenage cancer victims falling in love, getting through death, and trying to figure out what happens.
I'm 21. Weird. This is that year where people A) drink their first legal beer and B ) register for a conceal-and-carry license. That's all good, but I'm happy just going a Disney movie and having a burger at Chili's. But in light of that, here are 21 things I've observed about myself and the world in the last year of my life.
I'm not a political nut; but I do have issues with the current political sphere. I was recently asked what I thought was the #1 issue threatening American Freedom. I could easily talk about issues of life or marriage; but I think they suffer from a larger symptom; that of Hyperpartisanship. Hyperpartisanship is defined as "A sharply polarized situation in which political parties are in fierce disagreement.
One of my favorite topics to study is that of bias and the mental limitations of the mind. Despite what we like to think, we don't know everything, nor is our knowledge perfect. We are always taking presumptions, ideas, and pre-thoughts into our attempts at analysis of a thing. But one of the key questions for me has been "is it even possible to ever approach a topic without bias?" I've.
On my second assignment; I got to learn something which I thought I knew already; how to read. I have loved reading since I was young. I was good at it during all of my courses; in fact, in my 5 grade wannabe-SATs, Reading Comprehension was the topic I excelled in. So, reading a book on how to read seemed a little silly to me. I knew how to read. But as.
Shared Inquiry AKA the Socratic Method As I'm working through my 2-3 years of college with Harrison-Middleton University, I am going to be learning and engaging with classical texts in new ways that I never expected. But right now, I am just in the process of learning the educational method. As I look at it , I'm finding it isn't anything too new to me. The core of it is.
In the next week, I will be starting a new phase in my educational journey. I'm beginning my studies at Harrison-Middleton University, where I'll be getting a degree in Social Sciences by way of studying what's classically known as "The Great Books". I'll basically be reading all of the works of certain authors on certain topics, so that I can get a strong grasp on the varying takes on ideas.
Could Mystery Science Theatre 3000 be helpuful in learning to discern what makes a good or bad film? Here's my take over at.
I'm always reading, always listening, always watching. Here's what I've been doing lately Books: -Grand Pursuit by Sylvia Nasar: Working throughthis interesting book, which ifocused on the story of how economic thinkers have struggled and thought through our current situation in the last 150 years. It is written by the author of A Beautiful Mind. While this book was on discount, it's still a good read so far. Can't.