The Selfish Heart

“Some say, the heart is the most selfish organ in the human body because it keeps all the good blood for itself. The most oxygenated blood and distributes the rest to every other organ. So in a sense, maybe the heart is selfish. But if the heart didn’t keep the good blood for itself, the heart would die.”

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Selflessly Selfish

I’ve contemplated this conundrum to great lengths, never truly satisfied with a response. I’m not sure if the following comes from societal standards, wisdom from our elders, or merely common knowledge, but it seems to be at its utmost importance now, during this pandemic, that you should take care of yourself first, before trying to help others. However, caught up in our increasingly, faster, always on-the-go lives, we forgot to leave some room for ourselves.

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The Internet: Societal Progress or Our Own Demise

With information available at our fingertips, the amount of information that we encounter every day, significantly surpasses any generation before us. If we manage to absorb this information, we are still tasked with analyzing it and interpreting it. While this seems pretty effortless and relatively benign, we can’t always predict the effect certain information will have on us. There was a correlation found between the severity of ADHD symptoms, namely inattention, and the amount of time spent on the internet

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A Beautiful Little Fool

I think about the beautiful little fool often, wavering back and forth on whether I, myself, would want to be a beautiful little fool, or if I’d rather be right where I am, aware of myself and the world around me.

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