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The Day I Decided To Do Something Different

This is the day I decided to do something different, very different. In the sense that I will end up questioning this move I am about to undergo.  However, it is worth it for my...

Mindful: How COVID-19 Changed My Outlook On Life

For a long time, I have felt the finitude of our existence. Even as a child, I was always aware of how limited our time is. As I got older, I grew more curious...

Leafs Fan: This Year Was Supposed To Be Different

This year was supposed to be different. The offence was elite. The goaltending stellar. Even the usually-shoddy defence was excellent. But no -- another year of hockey, another year of disappointment for the Toronto...

Mindful: Never Mistake Forgiveness As Weakness – It’s A Sign Of Strength

As a writer, I feel a moral responsibility towards my readers. That I write without malice and with genuine honesty. Second, that my thoughts and ideas emotionally resonate with you.  Since this is my debut...

Religion: The Great Disparity – Where Are All The Jews?

Judaism is the oldest of the Big 3 Abrahamic religions: the other two being Christianity and Islam. One might naturally assume then that since the Jewish population has had the most time to grow,...

You’re Just Tripping Out, Bro!

I stand in an alley — the epitome of sketchy. Weeds sprout out from cracks in the ground. Cigarette butts and trash are strewn about. A smell reminiscent of a skunk’s spray permeates the...

Roast: The Amazing Ridiculousness of Nicholas Cage

There is something quite remarkable when Nicolas Cage walks out on a set. A strange mixture of utter insanity and defying brilliance are swirled around a beaker and shot out of a cannon comes...

Mindset: The Only Philosophy That Changed My Life

Have you ever been blessed with an eccentric philosophy professor? You should consider picking one up on your next round of errands (free-range, of course: the factory-farmed professors aren’t worth listening to). I was blessed...

The Year Baseball Died: How COVID Killed Competition

The ground-breaking 2004 book Moneyball by Michael Lewis exposed the use of advanced baseball statistics by the Oakland Athletics (A's) and the team’s general manager, Billy Beane, to excel in the competitive Major League...

Ramadan 101: A Day In The Life

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar but is more colloquially known as the month of fasting. The observance of this month starts and ends with the sighting of the crescent moon....

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