In my short 35 year life I have had the great fortune to travel a good portion of the world and experience a great many things. Most of these travels occurred during my twenties but it was not the travels alone that contributed to these fantastic experiences. It was the study of language that gave…… Continue reading History is Alive
Lord of the Rings and Europe
I would like to relate to you my own studies of European history and how I believe they relate to The Lord of the Rings.
Does the internet make us smart, stupid or just more informed?
There has been an ongoing debate in the past few years about what the internet does to our brains. Some would argue that due to the sheer volume of information we consume on a daily basis we are actually becoming smarter. While the other opinion is that we have lost the ability to concentrate due to the constant e-mails, messages and scrolling sidebars which distract us.