Philosopher-Neuroscientist Antti Revonusuo in Finland developed a theory that states, “The biological function of dreaming is to simulate threatening events, and to rehearse threat perception and threat avoidance”. These types of dreams are called “threat simulations”, and these type of dreamers are said to survive more often than other dreamers… Imagine you open your eyes,… Continue reading Paralyzing Dreams.
Happy Holidays! Now that I got the happy part out of the way, time for the bleak stuff…I never thought about this until now, but the idea of Santa is peculiar. And, he kind of sounds like a rapist. He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake! He knows when you've… Continue reading Santa Claus Sounds Like a Rapist…
Christmas is no longer about blankets of snow draped over houses and lawns, or a pile of marshmallows plopped on steaming hot chocolate, or holiday cheer being belched through the radio, or a chubby bearded man in a warm red suit. And it is definitely not about the day they say is Jesus’s birthday.… Continue reading The “Gimme” Spirit Has Replaced the Christmas Spirit.
Every Sunday, I will be posting the top ten songs I could not stop playing all week. Some songs may be on for more than one week because they’re that good. Haha. They also vary in genre, era, and more. And, yes, I love my musical versatility. Haha. I can be listening to Imagine by… Continue reading My Top Ten Songs of the Week
My hair is black like the dark night sky. My eyes are as brown as the debris of my latte. My nose is wide like the infinite ocean. My mouth is dry like the green cactus of the Saguaro desert. My face is as round as mother Earth. My body is full like my belly.… Continue reading Similes
Every second Saturday, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library hold a dollar book sale. Absolutely everything is a dollar. I went with the change in my wallet, which was $2.36. It took so much self-control to limit myself to two books and not pull out my debit card and spend more than I… Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Two Wrinkled Dollars, Two Priceless Books.
Does men giving up their seats for women interfere with–or go against– equality and feminism, or is chivalry a loophole that trumps it all? Comment your thoughts below! And don't forget to subscribe below for a personalized zine, and other exclusive subscriber privileges! Also remember: all likes and comments on posts from now until… Continue reading The Guidelines of Feminism
Every Sunday, I will be posting the top ten songs I could not stop playing all week. Some songs may be on for more than one week because they’re that good. Haha. They also vary in genre, era, and more. And, yes, I love my musical versatility. Haha. I can be listening to Imagine by… Continue reading My Top Ten Songs of the Week.
At one of the schools I'm at, a financial advisor is coming in to speak to the kids. Why is it always about money? Those who make a lot of money are always the ones who come in to speak to students. What about that spark or passion? I know you can be happy as… Continue reading Passion or Salary?
An early November evening, a brimful Presentation theater had 500 eager USF students–ready for a show composed of lingerie, high heels, lipstick, profanity, orgasms, sex positions, and a little strip tease–for the yearly Fall tradition of the College Players’ Rocky Horror Picture Show Production. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a controversial campus production due… Continue reading Sexual Liberation on College Campuses… Even on USF’s Jesuit One.