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Darryl Walker Jr

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Cosmic Hide & Seek: Who Are You?

Who are you?  Discussions of identity take the answer to this basic question for granted. The "I" that is invoked by the speaker is typically described as a series of characteristics or attributes. Thus, the person usually says "I am... Continue Reading →

Stop Saying You Are Independent

Since we all use language, we are automatically involved in a chain of connection. Language implies the existence of other people to communicate with. To learn a language is to become involved in a relationship.

Against Visual Bias & No-Touch Culture (1 of 2)

At an early age, we are taught that human beings process environmental stimuli through sensory organs. Barring a disability or accident, each person is equipped with the following five senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. While this list may... Continue Reading →

From Falling to Rising in Love

Depictions of intimate relationships saturate public consciousness. The most popular movies, novels, and songs are immersed in dramas of love. Taken for granted by the entertainment industry and ordinary people alike is the seemingly innocuous declaration that we "fall in... Continue Reading →

We Are the Only Destination

When our dreams are forgotten they accumulate to create millions of planets. Telescopes are haunted by a faint sense of déjà vu. The quest for knowledge is a desire to return. We are the only destination. By: Darryl Walker Jr... Continue Reading →

Laws Are Ego Defense Mechanisms

Our general conception of "law" needs to be completely re-thought. Conventional wisdom espouses the belief that the legal process is neutral and objective. The sheer mentioning of law summons biblical images of Moses descending from the mountains with the Commandments.... Continue Reading →

Why Interracial Marriage Discourse is Problematic

Growth in interracial marriage rates is viewed as a barometer of social distance. Several scholars argue that the proliferation of such relationships is a testimony to the erosion of political, economic, and social barriers between races (Alba, 2009; Fu & Heaton, 2008;... Continue Reading →

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