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Eupraxsophy

Secular humanist, freethinker, progressive, and bibliophile. I enjoy love, knowledge, and life itself.

This is Ashol-Pan, a 13-year-old Kazakh eagle huntress living in the rugged Altai Mountains of…

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This is Ashol-Pan, a 13-year-old Kazakh eagle huntress living in the rugged Altai Mountains of western Mongolia. The daughter of a famous hunter, she’s one of only 400 practicing eagle hunters, and the only known female to ever partake in the tradition in its 2,000-year history.

The Kazakhs of the Altai mountains are the only people that hunt with golden eagles, which are taken from nests…

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Meditating Monks On Pongour Falls, Vietnam by Photograph by Dang Ngo (prints available here: http://www.dangngo.com/)

Meditating Monks On Pongour Falls, Vietnam by Photograph by Dang Ngo (prints available here: http://www.dangngo.com/)

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The Danxia landform, southwest China.

The Danxia landform, southwest China.

Tadpoles swim through a jungle of lily stalks in Cedar Lake, Vancouver Island, Canada. Credit to Eiko Jones and National Geographic.

Tadpoles swim through a jungle of lily stalks in Cedar Lake, Vancouver Island, Canada. Credit to Eiko Jones and National Geographic.

17 of the Oldest Man-Made Structures On Earth Still In Use

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The amount of things to see and do in the world can be overwhelming at times. Even within my hometown of Miami, Florida, USA, there is still much left for me to explore. Then there’s the state of Florida and all its varied offerings, then the entirety of the US and all its cultural and geographic diversity, and then the wider world of over 200 other countries and territories.

Even the smallest cities have so much to take in and see, let alone entire countries, continents, and the world. I’m lucky to even be able to learn about these places, given how much is out there. Every photo, article, video, or personal account only whets my appetite for more personal exploration. If only traveling and studying was a paying job.

In any case, this wanderlust will certainly spur me to get to work on pursuing my career in diplomacy and international public administration, the closest I’ll come to making the world a part of my everyday life. 

My Life as a Model: Choosing Not to Objectify Myself

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You Are Less Beautiful Than You Think: Scientific American

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Trolltunga, Norway.

Trolltunga, Norway.

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

Abandoned fishing hut in Germany. 

Abandoned fishing hut in Germany. 

redjeep:

dew droplets

Beautiful. 

redjeep:

dew droplets

Beautiful. 

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