Religion vs. Spirituality: Living on a Prayer

Religion and spirituality are something I’ve personally wanted to explore, especially how both have a connection to the afterlife because each of these describes it in different ways. However, the afterlife itself is something that has been generated by various religions anyway. It also stemmed from metaphysics. Although both religion and spirituality deal with understanding […]

Black Church, White Church

  I hated church. It took me away from the thing I most wanted and that was “USA’s Kung Fu Theatre.” “Rasslin” ( or wrestling) was coming on also and we couldn’t watch that either. My brother and I didn’t “eat” food. Rather, we consumed as quickly as we could so we could get back […]

An unlikely muse: Donald’s dystopia

As Adolf Hitler served as a muse for German artist John Heartfield, Donald J. Trump has been one for me. President Barack Obama was making great strides towards bringing people together after he was elected, although the deep seeds of hate for civil debate of opposing views still very much existed.   In 2009, Dr. George […]

Dancing with Destruction

Salvador Dali, “The Dance”, 1957. NY Times.   How dangerous and compromising it is. It looks so enticing with how welcoming it portrays itself, flaunting what it has to offer. You look at it long enough, and eventually it’ll pull you in for the kill. Once you’re in, you’re seduced with every advance it gives you. […]

The disease of mindless music

Too many of us complain that pop music content is nothing but crap. Even though not everybody agrees with that, I think we can all agree it offers a high dosage of mindless content and that it has been, for a long time, present at the top of the music charts in several countries. Why […]