Exploring Trickle-Down Economics (Reaganomics)

I will be explaining both common viewpoints about Trickle-Down Economics: The viewpoint that Trickle-Down Theory helps all of America and the viewpoint that it only benefits the top 1% whose taxes are cut. First, I will start with a background of this economic theory: The Trickle-Down Theory of Economics was a policy enacted by Former President…

Ronald Reagan’s Legacy

  Ronald Reagan’s first career was in Hollywood where he acted for numerous films. After giving a televised speech for the 1964 Republican nominee, Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan ran for governorship of California and defeated Democratic incumbent Edmund “Pat” Brown, Sr. He was re-elected for governor in 1970. Next, he ran for the Republican bid…

10 Reasons to Read a Novel

I find that there are more reasons than expected to read literature I enjoy. I have made a list of reasons in case you doubt my argument.

Romanticism: 4 Books Produced in the Era

The Era of Romanticism was characterized by: A movement in the arts and literature that originated in the late 18th century, emphasizing inspiration, subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual. Here are a few books that were so influential during that time. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë A boy, Heathcliff is adopted off of the…

The Subconscious Mind: What Does Science Tell Us?

The subconscious is a part of one of two systems of memory creation. There are two cognitive systems present, one of which the subconscious is a part of, in human beings: the implicit and explicit systems. Implicit learning happens automatically through the subconscious with conditioning and practice. Explicit learning requires consciousness and conscious activity, such as…

FDR: “I Welcome Their Hatred”

  Speech by FDR at Madison Square Garden in 1936: “For nearly four years you have had an Administration which instead of twirling its thumbs has rolled up its sleeves. We will keep our sleeves rolled up. We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace—business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism,…

Nutrition: 5 Common Lies About Dieting

Here is a list of the top lies/myths about nutrition that are completely incorrect. The sentences in the big font are the lies we have been taught to believe thanks to flawed studies and misinformation.

A Setback Is a Setup for a Comeback – Unknown

Don’t allow setbacks to derail your dreams. A setback is not an excuse to throw in the towel on yourself, your goals are too important, your better life is still possible, keep moving forward! I like the analogy of riding a bike.  When you were learning to ride a bike for the first time and…