Miscellaneous

On Speciesism: A Personal Response

The opinion that we, as human beings, should consider ourselves superior to other living beings has always appalled me. In addition to being a notion that gives us a false sense of authority over other species, it makes us believe in an exceptionalism that lacks consideration of the effect our actions have on the planet.… Continue reading On Speciesism: A Personal Response

Miscellaneous

An Ode to Earth

"Our lovely blue planet, the Earth, is the only home we know. Venus is too hot. Mars is too cold. But the Earth is just right, a heaven for humans." ~ Carl Sagan Famous astronomer Carl Sagan has always held my utmost respect and admiration. From his beautiful way of explaining even the most intricate… Continue reading An Ode to Earth

Science

Everything: A Story

Come. Yes, you. Come. Take my hand. Come on. Just take my hand. Easy, right? Now, together we shall embark on a journey. Ah, but don't look at me with that face! Yes, I know you have responsibilities, a family, a job... yes, I already know that. But I'd like to steal just a couple… Continue reading Everything: A Story