Addendum

The other day, I discovered that I can go on a virtual visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Louvre, or any other famous museum of the world. I can go to restaurants, classrooms on college campuses, balconies with a view of the sun setting under New York City, or almost any other place, [...]

On Depravity

This post is written for a Philosophical Essay Challenge about depravity by the Literati Mafia.  ----------------------------------- Today I spent an hour staring at a blank computer screen while trying to answer the question of human depravity, watching the cursor blink in and out of existence, and waiting for the words to pour out of me. [...]

The Misfortune of Growing Up

I recently came across one of my old diaries from when I was nine years old, and while reading my accounts of a vacation to Mexico, I concluded that children aren’t much different from adults. Although the diary dated back to almost a decade ago (it’s a miracle that I still have it), reading my [...]

I don’t know anything about war

Sometimes it feels as if my young age just tries it’s hardest to prevent me from understanding the world better I can read poetry and watch movies and nod my head in approval when they say that some lessons are only learned through cold and hard experience I can bask in the wisdom of those [...]

Who is this “Kat” anyway?

As many of you have probably noticed, I offer very little information about who I am as a person beyond my writing on this blog. I sometimes wonder what mental image the people who read my blog have constructed of me with the help of my strange thoughts and ramblings. A shapeless, amorphous conglomeration under [...]