Boonn Hem

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Although I may feel alienated from society and have a pessimistic view on modern civilization, I do support humanism and our ability to adapt to changes and differences. Connect with me by following my Ideapod profile.
Greek philosopher Epicurus stressed the idea that having friends is the “wake to blessedness”. Epicurus did not like the idea of a man eating or dying alone. He even went as far as to buy a large house and asked...
You would expect a world class performance from a top athlete, wouldn't you? Wouldn't you expect the same from the world's leading nation? Well, guess again. Here are 5 stunning ways how the US fails its citizens and which...
The police officer shined his lights onto my car and turned on his sirens. I thought to myself, “Oh crap, I am in big trouble.” I felt myself turning red and my heart was pumping. I got a ticket and was...
A friend of 12 years betrayed me. The secrets I’ve shared with him were spread on social media to seek revenge and I felt like my world was shattered. For months, I was very angry. I felt violated and ashamed. Should...
Recently, a childhood friend of my family died of breast cancer. It was sudden. It was unexpected. On her Facebook page posted on August 14th, she told her friends and family to support the fight against breast cancer and that...
350 million people worldwide is affected with depression and it has become the leading cause of disability. Antidepressants is the third most common prescription drug taken by Americans ages 12 years and older, and sadly many of the sufferers...
Ray Bradbury is an American novelist who published over 600 short stories and 30 books. His best known publication is Fahrenheit 451. The story takes place in the future where books that were found containing difference of opinions were burned...