Much like the others in my generation, my formative years were marked by the rise of the internet. When an internet connection became a staple in my household, I found that I had the ability to learn about things I didn't even know existed. Despite the wealth of knowledge at my fingertips, I'm constantly struck by how little I actually know about the world - about its history, its politics, its social issues, its art, its literature and so forth. No matter where I am or what I'm doing in life, I want to be in a state of constant learning.

I want to be inspired and I want to form and voice my own opinions. And that is largely what this blog will be about.