Decay: A Short Story

Concrete sidewalks don’t wear out. Humans are quick to stifle the process of decay. That’s why potholes sometimes feel like a blatant violation of basic human rights, both in an existential and metaphorical way. Imagine driving a car- a token of human ingenuity and progress- and feeling your lunch splash around in your stomach as [...]

The Nostalgia of Living

In a world that happens only once, everything is both important and not important at all. But can I allow myself to believe that the entirety of our existences is nothing but a snap of the fingers, a small murmur in an otherwise peaceful sea? Humans were quick to utilize the energy of light because [...]

The Meaning of Life?

“So, to better understand the meaning of acceleration, we have to start thinking of humans as nothing more than fluid-filled meat sacks,” my physics teacher had told our class during the first week of junior year of high school as we were learning the fundamentals of this science. I frowned as this comment: “Is that [...]