We live in a universe full of complexity. Casted across the cosmos are billions of giant, exploding balls of hydrogen and helium that mold into nearly perfect spheres due to the illustriously curved geometry of space-time — we recognize these objects as ‘stars.’ Further, as you venture into the depths of our universe, peering back to before the epoch of humanity, you can find quasars — incredibly luminous galactic nuclei that can eject electromagnetic radiation thousands of times greater than some galaxies. Even our lone Earth in all of its perceived modesty is home to immense layers of complexity. In…


Earth, the Pale Blue dot

14 billion years ago, our universe took form. Within fractions of a second, our universe went from being smaller than an atom to rapidly expanding into a hot, dense mush of elementary particles. From there, after billions of years of additional expansion and subsequent cosmic evolution, our universe is now home to seemingly immeasurable amounts of matter — within the observable universe we are able to see hundreds of billions of other galaxies, and each one of those galaxies on average contain about 100 billion stars. Galaxies are the home of stars and stars are generally the home of planets…


The Sun is our beacon of light, our source of energy, quite frankly, our everything. Life on Earth would not occur (at least as it currently does) without this massive ball of plasma that rests 93 million miles away. Throughout history, our Sun has often been an object of worship; something looked at as being so magnificent that it must be god-like. For further context, this ball of energy accounts for over 99% of the mass within our solar system; in fact, the Sun is so giant that 1 million earths could fit inside of it.

From adolescence, we grow…


Long ago, life emerged here on our dear Earth. As it’s presented through traditional biology, all life on Earth emerged from one single-celled organism — a common ancestor that everyone holds. From the birds signing under the morning sun to the crocodile swimming below the murky waters, all the way to us mortals, at some point, we all come from one.

Over time, life has evolved. Us humans have pioneered great distances not only geographically or technologically but biologically as well. We started relatively unintelligent, unable to read or communicate effectively — just bundles of flesh with an innate urge…


We the people, of the United States, lye in the awakening of a grotesque development. The condition of our governance has become nothing short of an embarrassment, and the circuitry of how this entanglement has come about is not sufficient for human comprehension. Standing before us is a choice, a choice that one of moderate intellect could even not manipulate their brain in such a way that would make this point of decision making a remotely enjoyable experience. …

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