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As you know, I am also a writer at the Juventus Black & White & Read All Over blog at SB Nation. My latest article was a farewell letter to the departing striker Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín. He was brilliant, and I felt he deserved more affection and gratitude for his two seasons in service of Juventus.
Being a perfectionist has a pretty negative stigma attached to it. By drawing parallels with the character Cell from Dragonball Z, I argue that pursuing perfection should actually be lauded as a noble endeavor, as long it's the right type of perfection.
Politicians and economists are obsessed with economic growth. As long as a government official posts some percentage of growth, the heavens rejoice. I argue that this obsession is misplaced and question how much we even need economic growth.
I appeared on the podcast Why the Hell Am I Here? by the Richland Source to talk about my experience growing up in the Netherlands, moving around during my childhood, and my overall life story.
High school. The world's most infamously hated yet popular topic. It's something that every person and his dog has an opinion on. Want to hear me philosophize about my experience with high school? Then keep reading!
Although it's still very much a man's world, if you look closely, real closely, you'll see that things are changing in ways that are rarely discussed in mainstream media. Could it be that women are outperforming men in higher education?
Why is passion one of the most discussed topics on the internet? I don't know, but I'm not here to give you another one of those just-find-your-passion articles. Time for a more refreshing take on the issue of finding your passion.
I have Radioulnar Synostosis, which is an odd yet strangely amusing condition. What on Earth is it, you ask? It's a lot less scary than it sounds so click the link to find out!
You care about global warming. You don't like it that people are homeless. And you're certainly concerned about inequality. But you're just one person, so there's nothing you can do to fix these things... right? Wrong.
Trying to figure out why you've been so lonely lately? Or maybe why you have such a tough time connecting with people? Perhaps the key lies behind this notion of your "inner world."
Anger is a potentially dangerous, but often very useful emotion to harness. I talk about my unusual personal experiences with it, starting from my childhood.