Lucid Thoughts

A Series of Counter-Narratives
Created 01 Apr 2021
  • If China invades the US, what are the downsides?
    02 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Does it feel we’re back in the Red Scare days? Something massive is shifting within the American Empire. Under their new president, war significantly amplified, but their national media coverage has b...
  • Career and Optics, Fascism, and Why Electoral Politics is Dead
    29 Jul 2021 • 12 min read
    Does anyone remember that? Because I do clear as day. It’s a great line. Finally, a fighter against the establishment, I thought. Unfortunately, Nina does toe the party line and is eager to ascend in ...
  • Cuban Music is Revolutionary
    14 Jul 2021 • 8 min read
    Music is a universal language. It knows no national borders. It knows no prejudice. It knows no hate. It knows no language barriers. It only seeks to relate and communicate. It’s an ever-evolving cons...
  • You're laughing. We're going to selectively save Muslims, and you're laughing?
    12 Jul 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    This article is supposed to be posted after my Cuba one, but I’m in the middle of writer’s block. However, desperate times call for desperate measures. And considering I’m attending - what feels like ...
  • Like Azula, We Are All Children of Imperialism
    10 Jul 2021 • 7 min read
    Everyone knows about Avatar: The Last Airbender. It’s goofy, funny, and for a Nickelodeon show, it is probably the darkest animated series people my age have ever watched. Unfortunately, I think it we...
  • The Lessons We Can Learn from Peyote
    27 May 2021 • 11 min read
    From a young age, I developed a mixed understanding of drugs. I was fearful of anything deemed in my household the “bad drug,” but sugar and alcohol were socially acceptable. As I got older, establish...
  • The Cancers of Zionism
    11 May 2021 • 4 min read
    When I was just a junior in high school, I came across videos, pictures, and informative posts online about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on social media that emerged in my curiosity to further inv...
  • Expansion of Consciousness
    01 Apr 2021 • 3 min read
    Welcome to America: A land in which they severely indoctrinated its citizens to believe that their conditions are at the grace of compromise. American consumerism. Under the capitalist system, the sys...
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