Man versus God

A heated debate – the Big Bang or God’s creation of the world? The debate between scientific inquiry and religious debate has seemed to be grappling at the hands of many as we are approaching a generation of increasing scientific advancements – whether that be in quantum mechanics, genetic engineering (in which we are able […]

The Enemy of My Enemy

Medicine is becoming increasingly easier to get hold of: over-the-counter cough syrups, vitamins and lozenges are just some examples. Antibiotics, another common word in our repertoire of the common man’s medicine, has also become increasingly easier to get and pay for. However, it’s also become easier to consume these medications, which are meant for serious illnesses and […]

Lessons on Mindfulness

Finals are approaching at lightning speed, and you can’t stop thinking about those looming papers and exams. You know that soon, you’ll be frantically rushing to cram everything in while still getting just enough sleep to function. Thoughts of “I should’ve done this before” and “I have to do this, this and this in the […]

Deep Space 9: Diversity for the Sake of Good Storytelling

Science fiction has long been a place for philosophy buffs to play around with deep moral dilemmas and original sociopolitical theses. Valérian and Laureline rejected the ideals of masculinity. Dune and Star Wars explored religious conflicts. As for Star Trek… well, Star Trek did it all. All of these stories captured the hearts of billions. Their tales will be engraved in […]

A World Beyond Our Own

For years, scientists have known that Earth is something special. Its distance from the sun allows for the perfect amount of light and heat to enter the atmosphere, giving us the perfect temperature and energy to sustain life. While the debate about the origin of said life still continues, no one can deny that Earth […]