humanity

Advocates, icons, influencers, and more. All about humanity.

Braiden Pergisa month ago
Starting Points and Self Perception
There will be several points in your life where you will ask, “Who am I?” Each point may be at a pivotal moment in your life ranging from your sexuality, your career plans, or even a change in your li...
Neha Vashista month ago
Colouring Outside the Lines
It took a 4-year-old boy and a box of crayons. I was volunteering with a children's camp the summer when I met him. Black hair framed his chubby cheeks and brought out the hazel tinges along the rims ...
Jemima Housea month ago
A Structure for Freedom
Freedom definition: the power or right to act, speak or think as one wants — the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. We are creatures of habit. Homeostasis requires it. Too much shock too quick...
Jordan Haupricha month ago
Dream Child
Around mid-July I was listening to the radio, just cruising in my red truck, with my radio blasted on an average day to work. My ears were suddenly perked up by a story I began to listen very intently...
Alex Berniera month ago
Lonely World
500,000 years ago, The clan heads home after a long day of labor. I lag behind, tired. Every step feels heavier than the last. My cousin turns around and yells for me to hurry up. One day I will grow the strongest legs and walk faster than the rest. A beautiful winged creature dancing through the air appears out of nowhere. Never have I seen such beauty and finesse. The shades on its wings seem outer worldly. I stray from my path through the trees and vines in awe. I come back to my senses, alon...
Alex Berniera month ago
Opioid 360
Jerry works seventy hour weeks as a desk-bound middle manager for a big virtual corporation. He barely sleeps at night and wakes up with a three-ton anvil attached to his body and brain. His exercise regimen includes jogging on concrete and long bouts of elliptical. Jerry is a great friend. He agreed to help his friend Barry move into his first bachelor pad after a draining divorce today, even though he had planned to stay home and relax on his only workless day. The move goes well until the two...
Darryl Richiea month ago
CalmandStrong: Part 2.5 Slideshow Video with inFAMOUS Music Montage
Darryl C. Richie is an inspirational speaker and author looking to inspire with my story of being a two-time cancer survivor. Audiences can expect to hear and read how I connect my experiences and realities to the digital world of the inFAMOUS videogame franchise and superhero Cole MacGrath. Images displayed are from my darkest days while I was dealing with having cancer as a teenager. Also, displaying are images and videos from the inFAMOUS videogame franchise (inFAMOUS and inFAMOUS 2), along w...
Darryl Richiea month ago
CalmandStrong: The Connection Speech: 2017
Darryl C. Richie is an inspirational speaker and author looking to inspire with his story of being a two-time cancer survivor. Audiences can expect to hear how he connects his experiences and realities to the digital world of the inFAMOUS video game franchise and superhero Cole MacGrath. Images displayed are from my darkest days while I was dealing with having cancer as a teenager. Also, displaying are images and videos from the inFAMOUS video game franchise. My speech is entitled, “CalmandStron...
Rebecca Sharrock2 months ago
I Never See Facial Expressions
In an art class in high school, I drew and painted a picture of Harry Potter flying a broomstick in the Hogwarts Quidditch Stadium. When I took my completed painting to the teacher, she asked about wh...
Hope Martin2 months ago
Keep Your Heart Light
More times than I count already in my short life I have experienced the burden that is life. Times when life simply is too much. It sits on your shoulders and makes you slouch. Your stomach is not onl...
Peter Thwaites2 months ago
Come Smile With Me—Episode 1
Let the adventure begin.
Living with Fibro as a Millennial
Fi·bro·my·al·gia ˌfībrōmīˈalj(ē)ə/ noun a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas. This disorder is one that causes a lot of uproa...
Alissa Budzinski2 months ago
How Disease Shapes Human History
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in ...
Ramona Atkinson2 months ago
Vague Deceit
There has always been this feeling that things were not as they appeared. Buzzing undercurrents of hidden information accompany every significant event. Missing tidbits that would assist in making sen...
Perspective
Every day is a new chapter full of characters, challenges, curiosity, and adventure. But as we write this book, the pencil gets smaller and smaller. Some of us create with longer utensils, while some ...
Tina Kathleen2 months ago
How to Make an Autistic Child
Why would you WANT to make a child autistic? Well, you wouldn't. Except that ASD kids can be the coolest. They're happy, funny, smart, and can be quite talented. Formerly known as idiot savants, child...
Sarah Sparks2 months ago
Troll Free
I opened my inbox and there it was. The one thing that can really ruin my day, the anonymous fat hate troll: "Do you fat women even realize how fucking ugly you are? I mean I almost vommitted [sic] lo...
Alva v.Harzi2 months ago
EVERYthing IS created TWICE
'To visualize is to see what is not there, what is not real - a dream. To visualize is, in fact, to make visual lies. Visual lies, however, have a way of coming true'. - Peter McWilliams. WonderWeavin...