Kenneth Massada

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Medellin Teetering on the brim of the valley, as the city molded into a vat, resting pretty on the landscape dissipated into the sunset. Torpedoed at the orient by tall and hallucinating structures dominating the valley. Nights of a thousands stars, approaching or leaving the city is an unforgettable and dazzling light show. Fast city, of a thousands vices, also of a thousands of careless joys, beyond sunrise, unending dancing, from Wednesday to Sunday, leaving two novel days, a gallant attempt to modesty. City of hospitality and genuine smiles, trusting but observant, your past makes you [ … ]
There’s no holiday that makes me more conflicted than the Fourth of July. Fan of history, geography and flags I knew how to sing the Splanged banner by 9 and wanted to join it’s Navy by 12. Just as today, by virtue of aspirations to its ideals: Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, I felt American. Native of a nation so divided there’s no forseen political solution to its aches, my idolatry of America was the antidote to my homeland’s fate.  Can we inhibit ourselves first in the greatness of these [ … ]
When your authority’s cultural and moral values differ from yours, it may not matter whether you agree in essence, they simply are not yours; you then naturally seek to discredit that authority either by rationally poking holes at their values, which consequently could mean decimating yours as well in the process, and applying a platinum standard for cases where the discredit doesn’t affect your end of the bargain, or going further by simply mounting antiquated or even irrelevant arguments, which roles reversed you wouldn’t tolerate made at your expense. A flagrant example of [ … ]
So I torture myself by following Breitbart and Milo Yiannopoulos but I also follow CAFE and The Young Turks or Occupy Democrats. My whole premise for doing this is, there has always been opposing views historically, I genuinely refuse of only feeding myself with thoughts that echo my own beliefs, somewhere in there is hidden a truth. But this was not the most shocking thing I’ve read in the past few months, in context, it’s just to highlight how dangerous propaganda is and how in 2030 the kids of that generation will be exposed [ … ]