Here’s to the Fools who Dream: Philosophical Thoughts from La La Land

A heavily awarded and highly acclaimed 2016 musical romance, La La Land seems to be one of the most enjoyable…and annoyingly frustrating films of all time. It feels pure in it’s originality, it’s soundtrack is gloriously addictive and it is one of those movies where you don’t associate the actors with their previous work. But asContinue reading “Here’s to the Fools who Dream: Philosophical Thoughts from La La Land”

What’s in a Name?

“What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would still smell as sweet”. – Juliet  Act II, Scene II Romeo and Juliet Names: they seem to be significant, defining parts of every person’s identity. Someone without a name is seen to be forsaken, without a family, either really new (a baby) or really outdatedContinue reading “What’s in a Name?”

V for Vindication

“What was done to me was monstrous…And they created a monster” -V I think its safe to say I’m going through a dystopia phase. I recently discussed 1984 in minute momentary mind insights , have a post on the Handmaid’s Tale in the works and recently just re-watched the Matrix…for the tenth time. Perhaps, myContinue reading “V for Vindication”

Our Soul Purpose: Do we have souls and what are they?

Perhaps, a soul is a sort of unique energy that we hold, that transforms (or maybe reincarnates) from one form to another? Happy Sunday! It’s a day indicative of new dawns and a new week to come…So why not get to the point and get super philosophical? As you might realise, this blog post isContinue reading “Our Soul Purpose: Do we have souls and what are they?”

Minute Momentary Mind Insights! #5 Philosophies of 1984

Recently, I read Orwell’s 1948 classic dystopian novel, ‘1984’. For those of you with philosophical interest, you will know him as one of the great, grand thinkers of the 20th century. Whilst I’ve explored philosophies regarding pop culture of late, I thought it’d be a nice change of ‘pace’ to return to some more classical -asContinue reading “Minute Momentary Mind Insights! #5 Philosophies of 1984”

Who Needs Men Anyway? Themyscira: The Women’s World

Symbolic of female’s empowerment…and consequently man’s invalidity, the Amazons manage just fine without men. Themyscira…sounds feminine, right? A self-sufficient society on a paradise island, the all women race of Amazons in ‘Wonder Woman’ survive and flourish without men. As one interested in Greek-mythology -where Princess Diana derives from (named after the Roman/Greek moon goddess)- the islandContinue reading “Who Needs Men Anyway? Themyscira: The Women’s World”