In an Ideal World, Stories are Meant to be Shared

May 5, 2015 by

It has always been said that when a thought comes to mind, one must write it down. The great American author Maya Angelou once said in her book I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings that, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Essentially, stories are meant to be told, and when they get lost into imagination, they still get passed down as a myth. And with that, it only means that every story has a place in the world.

 

The medium of communication has changed throughout the years. Back when writing was invented and letters were sent day after day, not everyone could find their voice. Everyone always has something to write and talk about and when letters get sent and received by the numbers, ideas tend to drown out. Back then, these stories tend to get lost in the monasteries and scriptoriums as scribers can only make a limited number of handiwork every day. The world had to do something about it because even history has revealed time and time again that stories are meant to be shared. A few advancements in technology and an inspiration, which struck inventor Johann Gutenberg, gave birth to the printing press, a time when books and similar paraphernalia were truly born.

 

Though ancient form of writing has given society a glimpse of the culture and society of the past, it was only during the printing press era when ideas and stories got produced in numbers. Newspapers came into play and books were sold in stores and a few years more, magazine showed the trends and brochures pioneered businesses and trade. Society was given a wider medium to spread information and it was much more accessible than it used to be. Rumors and hearsay became news and information as they get passed on from place to place. Facts were written down in books and ideas began to flourish and grow as a result of the broad access to information thus making an impact in society. However with great things come great opportunities.

 

storytellingThe world overflew with ideas and stories. Some were harmful and some were exaggeratedly forbidden. Censorship came into play and writers and journalists were silenced. When there was discord among the people, they were forced to write harmony plagued in lies. When there were demons standing as leaders, they were to write that heaven is upon us. Ideas were not only dying but were also disallowed, leaving society with only a small room for progression. Though different sides may argue about the value of censorship and its importance for politics, the books that went down in history as a cultural impact often battle censorship. Madonna’s book titled Sex was panned and criticized in its release, even as far as saying it was a career killer. But over time, it proved otherwise. Amidst the controversies, Sex made a modern representation of sexuality for all genders, inspiring a lot of outstanding literature for erotica and romance.

 

As the world progressed, so did the medium of communication. The Internet brought an international range of information that even news from Asia can impact culture and politics in North America. This further proves that stories and information is a form of education and has the power to turn the tides of normalcy. This is what IDEALS is all about. IDEALS is made to be an online resource for exchange of various news and different views for everyone to use, having the ease and access of modern technology and without the limitations that history taught us to avoid. It is meant for international education, spanning a broad range of topics to further spread the importance of written fact and truth. IDEALS believes that the world was built on contradicting views. It becomes a medium that paves the road to meet halfway and let stories progress into ideals that allow progression and societal representation be challenged.

 

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Where to Look For Musical Instruments to Buy

Sep 15, 2016 by

If you are currently planning to buy a new musical instrument but you do not know where to buy or look for it then you have come to the right place. In this post, you will get to have ideas where you can start looking guitars in the places that are listed down below.

So the first place where you can look to buy a new musical instrument is Facebook. It is where you can find new and also used musical instruments. There are a lot of buy-and-sell pages that were created where you can also take advantage. What you need to do is to join buy and sell pages where you can post there that you are looking for a guitar for example like the ones that you are specifically looking for so that sellers will see and respond to your post if they have something that can offer to you. Or also through Facebook, you will also have recommendations where are the best guitars for sale Adelaide if you are in the area. So this means that if you do not have any idea where to buy new or used instruments then Facebook is the first place where you can start looking for.

Then, another place where you can look for musical instrument shops is to look through yellow pages. It is where you can search for music instrument shops near you and you can have their contact number. So what you can do is to search music instrument shops in yellow pages then get their contact number and you can ask if what types of guitar that they have in their shop or if they have that one particular make and model of the musical instrument that you are looking for.

And then one of the things that you can do if you are looking for musical shops where you can buy new and used musical instrument is that you can ask the people around you if they know a highly reputable music shop in your local area that they can recommend. So what you can do is to ask the people around you such as your family and friends if they know a musical instrument shop in your local area or you can tell them that you are looking for the particular make and model of a musical instrument so that they can tell you or look for it on behalf of you as well. By asking, this becomes the power of the word of the mouth which means that once you ask your family and friends about it, they can also ask their respective family and friends about it.

Therefore, looking musical instrument shops where you can buy the instrument that you are looking for would not be that so hard if you would know where to start looking for. And if you are not an expert with that particular instrument, always bring an expert with you to ensure that you get the one that is perfectly fit for you.

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