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On Turning Twenty-One

I turned 21 this year, and I think the experience was different for me than it was for a lot of my peers. After starting at university at 15 and graduating at 20, I felt like I have been 21 for a long time. All of my friends are in their mid-twenties at this point,… Continue reading On Turning Twenty-One

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Physical Books Might Be Better For Students

While on Facebook earlier this week, I came across this article. It says that "our brains were not designed for reading, but have adapted and created new circuits to understand letters and texts. The brain reads by constructing a mental representation of the text based on the placement of the page in the book and the word on… Continue reading Physical Books Might Be Better For Students

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Why Do Opinions Matter?

In my fairly brief lifetime, I've come across some fairly abysmal and horrifying opinions. I've been told to ignore the opinions that don't align with mine, and I've also been told to listen to each opinion. I know people with who believe that listening to other opinions is akin to poison, but I've never understood why.… Continue reading Why Do Opinions Matter?