My First Book – Published

A short post, but today is the day my book has finally gone live! I started work on my book as a collection of thoughts and graphs on A4 papers, and eventually turned it into a short book on teaching language, problems faced in Japan and methods to approach teaching. It's all based off of … Continue reading My First Book – Published

My Time At Portia

Another recent gaming purchase of mine has been My Time At Portia, which is basically a life simulator similar to games like Harvest Moon and Stardew Valley. Interestingly enough both this and my previous purchase, Genesis: Alpha One, were published by Team17. It seems they know how to pick good titles as, like Genesis, Portia … Continue reading My Time At Portia

The Discipline of Happiness

Over the past few weeks, I have been in quite the slump, emotionally. My moods have been all over the place, and while there have been legitimate reasons for much of it, at the same time I was having difficulty getting back to how I usually feel and think. It's unusual for me in this … Continue reading The Discipline of Happiness

On Emotions: Understanding via Introspection

A challenging part of human living is the area in which emotions arise. They can range from extremes of profound pleasure such as happiness, joy and contentment, to catastrophically painful states such as grief, depression and guilt. Some schools of thought consider emotions as states that are beyond our capacity to control and something we … Continue reading On Emotions: Understanding via Introspection

Values: Relational and Objective

In my previous post on discussing love, what it is and why it is conditional, I had written that values are objective. Today's post will delving more into the topic surrounding values, ethics and their roots with epistemology necessarily being attached to it. Here I discuss the two major schools of thought that currently dominate … Continue reading Values: Relational and Objective