Snowpiecer-Not Just Another Cliched Sci-fi Film

I may be late to the party, but I have to admit that Snowpiercer is one of the most striking I have ever seen recently. It also has many intense and challenging characters acted well by the likes of Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Song Kang-Ho, John Hurt, and my favorite actor Jamie Bell. The visual… Continue reading Snowpiecer-Not Just Another Cliched Sci-fi Film

Christianity and Vegetarianism

It is a well-known fact that multiple groups of people choose to live a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle purely for religious reasons. In Jainism, vegetarianism is mandatory for everyone and in Hinduism it is advocated in many influential scriptures-yet veganism and vegetarianism is not usually connected with Christianity. I believe that veganism and vegetarianism should… Continue reading Christianity and Vegetarianism

A Complete Overview of the Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots happened on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, NY. There were a series of spontaneous protests and demonstrations by members of the LGBT community against numerous police raids. The Stonewall Inn was a gathering place for gays, lesbians, and drag queens, and when police raids occurred, men could… Continue reading A Complete Overview of the Stonewall Riots

All Animal Live’s Matter, Not Just Cecil.

On the 1st of July 2015, American dentist Walter Palmer shot and killed Cecil, a lion famous in Zimbabwe, who had been living Hwange Park. Palmer lured Cecil out of the enclosement, shot him with an arrow, and let him roam around injured for 40 hours, before being finally shot, skinned, and decapitated. Public outrage… Continue reading All Animal Live’s Matter, Not Just Cecil.

Carnism: Why We Eat Certain Animals

Carnism is a term coined by Dr Melanie Joy, a psychologist and Harvard educated professor in the 2009 book: “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows.” It is an invisible belief system, or ideology that conditions people to eat certain animals. In a Carnist culture, people use the 4 N’s to justify their… Continue reading Carnism: Why We Eat Certain Animals