Querying Inquiry

Most of us ask questions all the time without necessarily thinking through the question itself first. Our smartphones enable us to ask anything, essentially at any time, without having to do any real investigation ourselves. Want to know what years the American Civil War took place? What is the exact wording of the 13th amendment?…

Are You Sane?

At the first, a working definition of sanity must be presented: “The state of sound mental and emotional faculties which allow for a rationalistic, logical and keenly-attuned awareness and interaction with one’s inner and outer environments.” Most of us would probably confirm that we are, indeed, sane. We live in a world governed essentially by…

Meet The Symboltons

The Symbolton is a curated, online, digital publication for encouraging a civilization of thought, contemplation and discourse on a variety of subjects ranging from every day commonalities (i.e. What does it mean to be angry? Does morality matter?) to free-thinking perspectives on the nature of the universe and existence. I began this publication as a…

I Think, Therefore I Think

Identity sets us apart. Who we are – or perhaps, who we think ourselves to be and who we present to the world – provides us with that unique stamp of demarcation as it envelopes us with labels, beliefs, principles, and desires that constellate into the “I”. For some, the results are self-judged as disastrous,…

Unadulterated Freedom

Freedom is a confusing term. We throw it about as if it is our inalienable right, especially in America. In fact, the foundation of the nation is centered upon this very word, at least in theory. While this article will not be an investigation into the meaning of American freedom, it will nevertheless address freedom…