Here’s a curious thing regarding intelligence: It’s a theoretical construct. I’ll explain.
You wake up in the year 2006. No big deal, except that you’re from the year 1643.
Online writing prompt time! I’m getting these from Reddit, by the way.
Aliens, hell bent on destroying the earth make one damning mistake, landing in Canada. You watch as through Canada’s kindness and compassion, Canada somehow, manages to change the alien’s minds.
I will begin by stating that this is a terrible question.
This is a terrible question.
What social movements? What do you mean by “evolving”? I’m sure everyone can provide an opinion on how social media is making social movements more effective or not, how social movements are too concerned with being inclusive and not sufficiently concerned with being effective, or… whatever. I have no intention of doing that, because it is the easy path and also because it assumes evolving is synonymous with progressing, or just changing over time in general.
I want to talk about evolution. Continue reading “How Do Social Movements Evolve?”
I have this friend. She was raised in a very limited setting, and has done a lot of changing in the past few years. I’m confident that if the 5 years ago version of her and the current version of her could meet, they would not be able to stand one another or even recognizable as the same person. The 5-years-ago her has died.
This one was not an online writing prompt but a personal matter with a friend. I’ll.. leave it at that. Continue reading “Something I Wrote #2”
I wanted to go to a speech thingy in the Spring 2017 semester at my school. The topic was about Canadian Values and that thing where Kellie Leitch was talking about testing for them among immigrants because that’s a good idea for some reason and not at all indicative of unnecessary paranoia given the already extant requirements to immigrate to Canada. I missed the deadline to go in, and then I kind of shrugged and forgot about it, and now I’m trying to write and publish more, so I figured I would get out that thing I wrote for it. So, here it is. Continue reading “Canadian Values”