The Jurassic World films extend and further the world already created by Jurassic Park. They contain similar themes of nature’s extreme power making humanity powerless. In addition, it shows the foolishness of humanity and their advances in technology going too far to bring back animals that were extinct long ago. Isn’t it ironic that … More ‘A new epoch…welcome to Jurassic World’ Jurassic World and the Anthropocene
Hi guys, Just a quick note and heads up. Exam season is in full swing, and maybe you’re already done. Nevertheless, I have discovered an effective method of motivating myself to work. This involves creating targets at the start of a revision day. Now, this could also be implemented in terms of an exam timetable…but … More Revision Tip: Set Targets
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A recent e-mail exchange with some friends of mine resulted in the following post. It’s essentially a very basic summary of the main arguments Lukács puts forward in the first half of his Theory of the Novel (1916). I must stress that it is written as a basic introduction…
Long time no write! Uni is mega busy. Thought I’d share this plot summary of most of the important parts of Venus and Adonis. Hope this is useful. Venus pursuing Adonis, plucking him from his horse. She begs for just one kiss Venus laments that Adonis is being too protective of his good looks, needs … More Venus and Adonis: Shakespeare Summary
Inspired by an email from Erik Pregel Thinking: think positively and affirm Best time to do each task effectively: hardest task at peak performance time Do most important tasks first Do not overextend: SAY NO to less important tasks REMAIN IN THE state of flow: block distractions Treat self after doing a hard task Be … More Tips on beating procrastination
This is taken from Quora, by Mr Machedo. Interesting piece on a question called “Why am i not good at anything”. https://www.quora.com/Why-am-I-not-good-at-anything-1/answer/Loy-Machedo Sometimes I meet these Buddhist monks and I look at them. They do not want anything. They do not ask for anything. They do not run behind anything. For them the basic … More Why am I not good at anything?
I’m glad I got hold of this book, I am very grateful to have borrowed it. In short, it is a lovely read. I’ll start with some poignant moments that I think we can all learn from: pg 107 “It has always seemed strange to me,” said Doc. “The things we admire in men, kindness … More On ‘Cannery Row’