Think of the faint, dancing flow of a burning candle, the sparkly, iridescent quality of fairy lights or the stark, sophisticated display of house lighting; regardless of its form, light is a fundamental part of our lives. And yet, so many live without it.
Be it caressing a warm cup of tea in your favourite mug whilst watching a show, taking the time to hand-cook your most scrumptious meal, or speak on the phone with a relative or close friend, rituals give us continuity in a medium of infinite effervescence.
On a lazy Sunday evening, cozy sweater rumpled, muffled music playing in the background, I was scrolling through my newsfeed and came across a peculiar question: should robots be given citizenship rights?
Increasingly celebrities and other popular social media figures are ripping off curtains of fictitious beauty. From Alicia Keys wearing absolutely no make up to one of the most filmed moments in the history of the pop culture stratosphere (i.e. walking the red carpet), to Dove’s campaign for Real Beauty, we as an online society are
Humans have this fascinating ability to wholeheartedly believe in things that make little to no intuitive sense. From humans of varying skin tones to humans of different genders, we as a species have convinced ourselves that difference means wrong. We’ve been socialized into looking at conformity and the notion of ”normal” synonymously, as if recurring