Archive: April 2009

My Head Is Full Of Questions

  • April 26, 2009
My Head Is Full Of Questions

It has always been my nature to question things, but lately I've been questioning everything. After the shootings in Binghamton, NY on April 4, 2009, I've become excessively aware of my surroundings as well as keeping a close eye on those around me. I blame the media coverage for turning the United States into a state of paranoia where everyone carries a cell phone with 911 on speed-dial ready to call when they think that there might be an emergency. Truth is, most of the time, there isn't one. Freedom? So I ask myself, is this freedom? Is worrying about who is going to be the next person...

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A Philosophical Look At The True Value Of A Job

  • April 7, 2009
A Philosophical Look At The True Value Of A Job

While talking to my father yesterday, I was inspired to write about how in modern society we are paid solely for the amount of experience and education we have when we should be paid according to our contribution to society itself. My father brought up a good point when he said that despite my talents, creativity, and experience, nobody has ever given me a chance to shine at any job I have ever had. Take for example, if you were a world-renowned doctor.  Although doctors are paid well in the United States, in other countries, they are not.  However, without doctors, we would have overwhelming...

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