Understanding Slowly Birthing

I'm 3 semesters into studying Japanese. Having failed Japanese 101 the first time, I was off to a rocky start. I took the class again, buckled down, and eventually got the hang of things. I memorized the phonetic alphabet (あ、い、う、え、and s(お) on). I wrapped my head around the fundamental grammar and structuring. And I even … Continue reading Understanding Slowly Birthing

Against Mandatory Language

To enforce language is to kill everybody's sense of uniqueness. The enforcement of a specific use of language is the enforcement of specific thoughts, behaviors, and attitudes. I must use these words, therefor I must think this way, therefor I must behave this way -- just like everybody else. And if I'm speaking and acting … Continue reading Against Mandatory Language

Marco Camilo — From Language Mastery to The Afterlife: A Conversation on Biological Systems, Purpose, & Happiness (#39)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube The best professors are the ones that know how to play with your mind.Marco Camilo This conversation is riveting, informative, practical, and profound. Approach with an open mind. Today I'm joined by Marco Camilo (@_marcocamilo). Marco Camilo is a polyglot and professor of languages … Continue reading Marco Camilo — From Language Mastery to The Afterlife: A Conversation on Biological Systems, Purpose, & Happiness (#39)