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On Being Human
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Its very surprising  to see people taking their daily lives so seriously. thinking about such things at this age is too heavy. I see people running toward a goal that ends nowhere. I see people struggling to earn bread that they never had.  I... (more »)
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Thoughts
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When one mentions the phrase “necessary for thought”, a word that frequently enters the minds of most individuals is “consciousness”. While consciousness provides a suitable environment for consistent reflection and rational mental... (more »)
Age and the Elderly
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Do you think age is important? In my opinion it defnitely isn't. In fact it makes me sad to see how new and older generations are growing apart in every day life. Older people are often forgotton. They were different things anad listen to... (more »)
The Promise Land
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“12 are shot dead in Aurora movie theater shooting.” 7/20/12 “28 are killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.” 12/14/12 “14 dead, 22 wounded in San Bernardino gunfire.” 12/2/15 “50 fatalities in Orlando nightclub... (more »)
Sikhism
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Sikhism is not only following the five K’s or reading the Guru Granth Sahib Ji; it’s about being a good person in general by helping others regardless of religion and trying to be the best you that you can be. In Brampton, the number of... (more »)
The Philosophy of Hate
Have you ever hated a person before?  Have you ever had a powerful anger for someone or something, in a way that could never be explained?  Don’t say “Never” because you would be lying to me, to everyone, and to... (more »)
True Life
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There is no happy ending in true life. You live and then you die right? But that is not how it works. When living true life you have your first word, first test, first kiss, first boyfriend, first child, firsts for just about everything. But... (more »)
Stolen Innocence
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It's funny how it works, were told to grow up, yet be a kid. We move along not realizing what were missing out on. Elementary school comes and goes now your in middle school, your expected to be kids but learn responsibility, there goes four... (more »)
Being Yourself
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People don't know much about being themselves, and usually when they are themselves, people make fun of them about it. Why? Why do people have to hide to be better? Why do people have to make others hate themselves? Why do people have to be so... (more »)
The Power Fear Has Over Us
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Fear: “an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous; likely to cause pain, or a threat.” (oxford dictionary) Fear: the most powerful emotion to control our thoughts, what we do, who we... (more »)
Technology and Its Influence on Individuals and...
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Family time has become more and more based upon technology. What used to be game nights and nights spent enjoying time with family members, has now become nights spent solely focused on technology. People lay on the couch with their phones... (more »)
Insecurity
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Imagine this: You walk into school wearing your normal clothing. You notice people looking at you and some whispering something to each other while looking at your direction. You start thinking, “Why are they looking at me? Am I really... (more »)
Confidence
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If, when, I give you a short answer, a yep, yes, sure, ok, thanks. I don’t mean it, not really, I mean so much more, I mean to say that you made my day but as I am sitting here in the dark, alone with my thoughts I still am the outgoing,... (more »)
Grandpa's Special Chair
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It's a special chair. I like to sit in it every weekend at my grandma's house. It is special because it was my grandpa's. It's one of those new "high-tech" Lazy Boys that recline with a remote.  It has an essence of grandpa; like he still... (more »)
Khaled's Keys: The Road of Passion, Pain,...
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 DJ Khaled isn’t just a famous hip-hop star and DJ, he’s also quite the preacher too. Using his social media accounts, most popularly his Snapchat, Khaled spreads his “keys to success”, a set of rules to follow to... (more »)
It Was...
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I always thought graduation would this prefect moment just like what I saw on TV and in movies but it wasn’t. It was an itchy robe and a cap that didn’t fit quite right, unless it was pinned to my head in a very specific way, which made it... (more »)
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