(Social) Life Cycle

  The wheel of social evolution brought up in class last week definitely entranced all of us present in the room. It was from the articles written by Tobias Stone (History tells us what may happen next with Brexit & Trump) and Rober J Shiller (An intellectual revolution is coming, says Robert J. Shiller) that we started exploring the idea of the hows and whys of a social evolution cycle. The.. Read More

My House

It was not foreign, the feeling of my heart opening up. Hopeful, wanting, wishing. What was strange was that it didn’t go away. After all, it’s simply not safe to leave a house’s front door open for too long. I had planned the invitations in advance, but you read my mind before my writing and walked in without warning. We had a cup of coffee with a slice of bread,.. Read More

Social Studies for Social Justice?

Up until now, I don’t recall a single moment in any Social Studies class during my entire school education (so far) when I was so interested in the topic I would go out of my way to learn about it. This year, however, (stated in a totally predictable and cliche manner) that changed. I’m always big about social justice and the sort, so I was immediately delighted as soon as.. Read More