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About Sofia

Sofia has a bachelor degree in law. She is moonlighting as a writer and aspiring to one day gather enough experiences and turn them into ink and paper. The intricacies of the human mind and its peculiar ways have always fascinated her and urged her to explore more, not only humans but humanity as a whole, hopefully leading her to interesting findings. She is a literature, music and movie geek to boot.

This Alan Watts’ Approach to Meditation Is Truly Eye-Opening

By |2019-04-12T14:18:49+03:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

If the West is now experiencing a meditation and Eastern philosophy fad rush, it has Alan Watts to thank for it. Centuries before Alan Watts and his meditation guidelines popularized Eastern thought for western audiences, throngs of mystics and ascetics had been practicing numerous meditative paths on their way to enlightenment and self-realization. The West [...]

9 Mind-Bending Movies That Will Mess with Your Head

By |2018-09-17T18:15:52+03:00October 19th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , |

Some movies make us laugh, some make us cry, and some completely break us down emotionally and scar us for years. Some shed light on serious social or political issues, and some are just meant to entertain us and make us forget our mundane world for ninety or so minutes. And that's great. Cinema is [...]

This Telescope Will Watch Over the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

By |2019-03-03T22:20:08+03:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , |

Did you know that in the center of our galaxy exists what is basically a ruthless vacuum in space and time? That's right, our entire galaxy, like many other large galaxies, rotates around a black hole. It is not impossible to speculate that the helix-like shape of the Milky Way is owed to the black [...]

7 Must-Watch Dystopian Films That Will Make You Think about the Future of Our Society

By |2019-03-03T22:57:29+03:00April 15th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

The world “dystopia” is a combination of greek words, and translates to a “bad place”. It is the opposite of “utopia”, meaning a perfect place. A dystopia is generally thought to be a version of the world in the future, in which something has gone terribly wrong, resulting in massive population losses, extreme poverty, low [...]

Technological Singularity: Can Machines Rule Us on Day?

By |2019-03-05T22:38:36+03:00March 19th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We've all seen the movies, we all know the theory; the possibility that one day, machines become superintelligent, develop an individual conscience and decide to enslave the human race, most likely resulting in a dystopian world. “The Matrix” trilogy is the most mainstream manifestation of this theory in popular media, and “I, Robot” had also made [...]

One Man’s Dream to Legalize MDMA Might Not Be Just a Dream for Much Longer

By |2019-03-06T14:07:24+03:00March 11th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

We've all heard of MDMA; otherwise known as “Molly” at rave parties. For those who are not familiar with the drug, MDMA is a psychoactive drug, the consumption of which has euphoric effects, hence it is taken in the context of parties. Of course, like most drugs, MDMA is also very much illegal in many [...]

Common Misconceptions and the Truth Behind Being an Introvert or an Extrovert

By |2019-03-06T22:04:50+03:00February 20th, 2015|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: |

In the past few years, there has been a new trend arising as a topic of discussion in social circles. "So, are you an extrovert or an introvert?", or "Which one do you think I am?", or, "Which one is better", are some of the common phrases surrounding discussions of that nature. Countless books, articles [...]

6 Mind Expanding Movies That Will Make You Question Reality and Life

By |2019-03-12T00:23:57+03:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Some movies are made to touch our heart and soul with an overabundance of sentiment. They make us come in touch with our humanity and empathy. And some films are made to touch our mind, to get our mental cogs working, to awaken and expand our consciousness. They are films that deal with questions that [...]