Tag Archives: World

Wise Words

My grandfather said something interesting to me the other day. He said: “The world was made so older people could pass on lessons to younger people. Now, it’s changed. I have young people telling me what to do and how.” He’s right. … Continue reading

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Are We Supposed To Tweet Forever?

I woke up yesterday and deleted my Snapchat account from my phone. It wasn’t a premeditated act. I didn’t go back and forth for a week pondering the decision. I didn’t talk to anyone about it. It was a spur … Continue reading

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North of the Border on 9/11

I was 10-years-old when it happened. I should have been at school. I should have been in my Grade 5 classroom. I should have been sitting at my desk at the back left corner of the room. I wasn’t. I … Continue reading

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This Is Twitter

Twitter is this: Twitter is a couch that everyone sits on to watch a television show. Twitter is a sports arena, full of fans who heckle and cheer until they lose their voice. Twitter is a place where people shake their … Continue reading

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Same World, Different Life

For twenty-one years, I lived in a fake world. Or at least that’s what I assumed it was called. Students are always told about the “real world”. It’s the one where you are no longer shackled to a lecture hall. … Continue reading

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The Facebook Cycle

What’s on your mind? Every day, Facebook asks us this simple question. Some of us answer it. Some of us avoid the question for a few days like a text message from someone we don’t want to talk to. Eventually, … Continue reading

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Who Am I Supposed To Be?

I’ve been staring at a blank screen for half an hour trying to think of the words that I want to say. They’re all in my head, but none of them are reaching my fingertips. So, this is my makeshift … Continue reading

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We Are Good People

Turn on the news tonight and tell me what you see. Does it make you happy, or sad? Do the anchors use a sombre tone to deliver news that you would rather not hear after a long day? Does the … Continue reading

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What If Money Didn’t Exist?

Think about that for a second. I am talking about a world that operates without the presence of money. I am talking about a world where there are no poor people or rich people. I am talking about a world … Continue reading

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