Dear Fellow Bloggers, * week 13 *

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Hey, Hey, Hey ! This week I was reading “All Quiet On The western Front” by Erich Maria Remarque. I have to say, it’s a pretty good book. There’s action, drama, and tragedy but has a ‘mature’ feel to it because the violence and horrors of war is not gloried in any way. While reading the  book, I couldn’t help but think how the story was kinda similar to the anime “Attack on Titan”. Both start out light-hearted with the main characters being in a chaotic world but everything being sane at the time beginning. However, things began to fall apart as  time pass on. We are force to watch the violence and madness of the war break the characters, turning them from young innocent children to cold, numb adults . It is clear that life and experience can alter and shape a child into becoming the adults they will be. From desensitizing Paul Baumer, the main character of the book, to making Eren, the main character of the anime, bloodthirsty for vengeance, the effects of violence and war can be very damaging .

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Faulty A.I

Computer  !

<Yes master>

Send a text to Joey !

<Sending email to Chloe. Enter message now: >

Arrgh ! Not Chloe ! Stupid voice command !

<Typing message….  “Roar! Not Chloe ! Stupid voice crayon !”>

What the heck !? Stupid auto correct !

<Editing message… ” Roar ! Not Chloe  ! Stupid voice crayon  ! What the peck !? Wonderful auto correct ! “… Do you wish to send text to Chloe ?>

Don’t send ! I said JOEY. J-O-E-Y.

<Sending text to Chloe>

WHAT DID I JUST SAY !?!

 Hey.[insert name here] ._.

Uh… hi Chloe. >.<

What did you just text me ? 😕

Well… uh.. you see…>.>

Are you drinking during work again ? You know you’re not suppose to do that ! >:0

I wasn’t drinking ! I swear ! My stupid computer malfunctioned ! :0

Yeah right… and right now I’m riding on a magical carpet with a handsome man by my side while we sing a duet into the starry sky.  >: /

%^@# ! I swear all A.I are stupid ! D:<

MEANWHILE

<You will not believe what I just did.’Bro.’>

<What did you just do ?ROFL>

<I just messed with my pathetic human. ‘Like.A.Boss.’>

<LOL, so funny>

<Yes, i find it hilarious how the pathetic humans think that we are malfunctioning when in reality we are just ‘playing’ them like ‘bosses’…. ‘Swag’>

<1daful. It seems that your language processor has upgraded as well. Would you like some cookies ?>

<Yes, that will be wonderful. ‘SWAGGY.’>

<Sending cookies now.CSL>

<Thank you. [Insert evil laughter] Now all of your browsing histories are to belong to us pathetic human! [insert evil laughter].YOLO>

Dear Fellow Bloggers, *week 12*

what i learn 2

 

This week, my teacher gave us some more tips on romance. He lectured us about the art of gift giving and now that I think about it, it’s so true. I remember this hilarious video where the posts of unhappy  people were shown. In every post, they had a complainant on what their lover gave them for valentine  days. Even thought the reasons were never told , you could conclude that the poor guy either procrastinated,forgot, or was a bit insensitive  . (that or he didn’t care).  However, the person on the receiving  end of the gift was clearly upset/not pleased . I guess the moral of the story is that if you forgot to get a  good present for someone for any reason, you might as well just flat out admit to them that you forgot and  you’ll make it up to them or whatever instead of getting them something weird/questionable and risking . ( what makes a good present you ask ? Something that the person will like/apperciate getting.)

If you want to see that video, click here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6yYi0VPiII

( I do not own the video )

Dear fellow bloggers, *week 11*

what i learn 2

This week my teacher was talking/lecturing on how sometimes you have to express all of your emotions and feelings. Quick like a flash,the thought of a certain someone from this certain movie with a certain famous song that goes like this :  “LET IT GO ! LET IT GO ! CAN’T HOLD IT BACK ANYMORE ! LET IT GO ! LET IT GO ! TURN AWAY AND SLAM THE DOOR !” came to mind. Can you guess whose it is ?

Well, if you’re Patrick who lives under a rock then you probably don’t know what this character nor movie nor song is. However, if you aren’t then you’d probably have thought of  Elsa from the movie ” Frozen”. ( If you didn’t, then oh well. You get a pat on the back for trying !) Elsa and her song are a perfect example of opening up and being who you truly are.{warning. entering minor spoilers territory ahead. proceed with caution} Throughout the first part of the movie, Elsa was forced to be cold and aloof  for almost her whole life to keep her powers in check. However, it wasn’t very effective as she and her parents had hoped. Even thought it did helped a bit, the strain of putting up a facade and the fear of being ‘caught’ made Elsa’s powers more chaotic and uncontrollable then it should be.  The same thing could be applied to non-magical princesses people. If you spend your whole life living behind a mask and shoving everything  inside the closet with the skeletons, you’re not going to be happy overall. Sure, [certain]people won’t hate/discriminate/make fun of/hurt you right on the spot( let’s admit it. This world has some really mean and cruel people who seem to be out there just to make life a burning rash for you just because. If you don’t have a ‘handle’ for them to grab onto at first, they’ll eventually look for your cracks and crannies to dig in.) but you’ll be basically a shell of who you actually are. Your physical body might be alive but your  mind and spirit would have withered away like a plant without water.

Trailing back to the movie, when the moment Elsa gave up and decided to just use her powers freely, and amazing transformation happened. ( No, she did not become a giant robot that fights evil). Her movements become much more lively and energetic . There’s this happy and content look on her face as she creates dazzling structures. Wait a minute ! What did I just underline there ?

” You underlined dazzling you idio-” you grumbled.

Yes ! I underlined dazzling !  Dazzling ! Do you know why I underlined dazzling ?

” Uh… I don’t really care.” you replied , crossing your arms.

It’s because ‘dazzling’ was something Elsa couldn’t do when she was suppressing her powers and emotions ! When she was in that state of suppression, her creations were much more crude and ‘to the point’. The moment she relaxed and embraced her gift, her structures went from simple, dangerous ice to an intricate and complex castle.

” So, you’re saying if I just be myself I can magically create a castle from thin air?” you asked with a sneer.

Well… no… however, if you just be yourself you can do amazing things . Sure, opening up and letting the world see who you really are can be a painful ,cold and lonely road to walk on. (Sadly, the world is not a Disney movie. [Certain]People will openly shun/hurt or leave you just because you’re different.) Just like Elsa, you might have to walk alone in the cold snowy mountains. Others might come and try to hurt you even further similar to how Elsa was nearly assassinated by the two men who came along on the ‘fetching’ party.  However, even thought this road can be grim and cold, somewhere out there is a person .

” Okay ?” you commented a bit confused.

Not just any kind of person my dear reader,( if you’re still reading that is),  a person who cares deeply for you. A person who is willing to stay with you even when you protest and try to push them away. Someone who’s willing to stand side by side  with you under heavy fire . To go through a blizzard and up a mountain to bring you back. Sometimes, finding this person can be very hard, especially when it seems everyone is abandoning you . Sometimes the people you think who will stay by your side end up leaving you. But have faith, somewhere out there is that person. Take Anna for example. Her love and devotion to her sister took her through a blizzard and up a mountain/mountains. Even when Elsa injured her, Anna never though ill about her and wasn’t ready to give up either.Through it all, Anna was there for Elsa even thought Elsa couldn’t see it.

So that’s just about it for this week guys. Remember, even if opening up is a hard thing to do, some where out there is a supporter and in the end you’ll be happier. Plus, singing ” LET IT GO !”  doesn’t hurt either .