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Open eyes, Closed mind

I wrote this almost 2 years ago and even though it’s a bit of a wishy-washy rage against the world’s political climate. The core sentiments I was trying to express still remain very relevant to me on a personal level, especially considering the political climate in my immediate surroundings.

Pretty Little Lies and ugly little truths

This generation is lucky. We live in an era of profound open-mindedness. More than ever before, people are allowed to be themselves and live their own truth – and yet…

We’re still dancing the equality tango – taking one step forward and two steps back. We’ll have a breakthrough in gender equality in one part of the world only to be met with religious violence in another. Or the eradication of homophobia in one place is countered by an outbreak of xenophobia in another. Will there ever come a time in human history where people will not be judged or persecuted because of their differences, but rather have these differences celebrated?

There will always be conflict where differences emerge. However, this conflict should be a means to gain more understanding of one another, rather than a reason to create more conflict.

Stereotypes are necessary to help our brains process and…

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