[thoughts inspired by the recent disparity between Israel and Palestine]

There is an ongoing distress, reminiscent of the arbitrary, flag-waving, nationalist issues that have plagued the common people for centuries. As it happens, countries and public figures have started to advocate for their interests, creating further division around the world…

The patriarchy has come to be a system of oppression. It is a larger system that has grown into a convoluted, overbearing shadow in the background: so that people continue to find ways to disregard the claims made and the desire for change expressed. …

We say things like “representation,” “diversity,” and “inclusion.” We say we want to have more stories that share the full spectrum of people living in the world. But we hardly realize the reason for those requests. Even still, those stories are not fully integrated to cross cultures or exist as…

Amid change, people continue to defend themselves. People rationalize their ideas to support their lifestyle. The United States of America have created a potluck of ideas. The potluck has since finished and we are all, individually, responsible for the cleanup of the mess left behind.

In living through protests, bailouts…

paul mendez

the next era of modern writer. no, philosopher. actually, both.

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