On Equality

In this body of work I set out to explore primitive concepts of male/female relationships in order to shed light on how such concepts have survived within society, despite being archaic, and how it has impeded equality.

I Am Skeptical of God, Not of the External World.

Am I a skeptic? Absolutely — but only when it comes to ridiculous concepts. I am inclined to doubt the existence of the Bloody Mary, the Headless Horseman, and of God. I find such concepts to be ridiculous given their mythical nature. The three are the product of the human mind, but mankind tends to create and … Continue reading I Am Skeptical of God, Not of the External World.

Marriage: An Unenforceable Promise

In “Contract as Promise,” Charles Fried admits that several kinds of promises neither are nor ought to be enforced by law. More specifically, Fried alludes to the institution of marriage, as well as contracts of employment, insurance, and carriage, as the type of promises that should not be enforced by law. Fried’s rationale for such … Continue reading Marriage: An Unenforceable Promise

Pain, Pleasure, and Masochism.

To some, a slap to the face may be a highly unpleasant experience; however, to others, a slap to the face may be a pleasurable experience. Those who derive pleasure from suffering physical pain are swept under the term ‘masochist’. In order for one to understand why a person would willingly subject themselves to physical … Continue reading Pain, Pleasure, and Masochism.

time travel and the human mind

The human mind produces memories that have similar functions to a time machine. Although one cannot physically go from the present time to the past or from the present to the future, one is able to recall past events and form future ones. This type of mental time traveling gives human beings an adaptive advantage … Continue reading time travel and the human mind