Matthew Promes replied to Carlie Gladden's discussion It's My News and I Want It Now
"Especially for our generation. We are the more "tech savvy" generation that always has to know what the new trend is. If something happens on a social media live stream and you're in the dark about it, there's going to be someone who saw it who is g…"
Jan 6
Matthew Promes replied to Torie Ziegmann's discussion Just A Dream Song of the Day
"From the beginning of this song, I pretty much knew that it was about a wedding / funeral related topic. Dressing up in a veil, going into church, they all relate to that theme. My thoughts about what the song is based on changed though after the th…"
Dec 21, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Devan Spencer's discussion Headphones and Homework
"Whenever I find myself having to cram in a lot of homework in a short amount of time, I enjoy having music to listen to. I feel it makes me more productive in completing these tasks. I sometimes find myself listening to music when I need to read a b…"
Dec 7, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Matthew Promes's discussion Grunt
"The advances in technology and medicine are very important to help soldiers deal with pain. The advancement of pain medication has come so far compared to where it was seventy years ago. That being said, the veterans that come home with illnesses su…"
Nov 18, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Matthew Promes's discussion Grunt
"“No matter how well things fall into place and how smoothly the writing goes, a book will send you to the couch in occasional fits of doubt and self-pity” (276).


As with any other book written by Mary Roach, you’ll never be able to escape the chap…"
Nov 18, 2016
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Nov 8, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Samantha Lynn Cruz's discussion My Addiction to Netflix Within My Busy Schedule
"Netflix binges are a huge problem for me to be honest. When I find a show that I actually enjoy, I can't stop watching it. I always want to see what happens even if its midnight and there's school tomorrow."
Nov 4, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Peyton Raymond's discussion A Few Seconds of Panic
"How can someone rise above the pressure and find a comfort zone in their own confidence?"
Oct 25, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Robb McKenzie's discussion American Shaolin
"How can we, as humans, train our minds to chase our lifelong goals? What are the greatest problems that arise when trying to master our minds?"
Oct 25, 2016
Matthew Promes posted a discussion
“Despite or possibly because of their low profile, the less visible injuries of war can be the hardest kind to have” (70).For most of us, we never have to face the darkness of war. We wake up in the morning without a second thought of, “is this goin…
Oct 25, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Carlie Gladden's discussion Reliance on Technology
"I've had many times where I needed to travel somewhere, but didn't have the slightest clue as to where I had to go. Thinking back to times when technology was irrelevant, navigation seemed to be a nightmare. Nowadays, we can just type in where we ne…"
Oct 7, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Carlie Gladden's discussion I Hate U, I Love U
"I feel this song definitely gratifies that feeling of sadness. It is very evident that Olivia is writing this song from a personal experience that she just can't stop thinking about. Gnash's added lines in the song seem to fit well with the flow of…"
Oct 7, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Matthew Promes's discussion Gulp
"My understand of taste before I read this book was just what we got in response from our taste buds. After reading the book, I now know that taste is an experience we have that results from all of our senses. Taste, smell, touch -- everything is a c…"
Oct 5, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Matthew Promes's discussion Gulp
"“Most of us pass our lives never once laying eyes on our organs, the most precious and amazing things we own. Until something goes wrong, we barely give them thought.” (327)

In the second half of the book, Mary Roach delves further into the complex…"
Oct 5, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Devan Spencer's discussion Lost Boy - Ruth B
"That meta-message behind the song, the whole aspect of heaven being never-land, for me, makes the song ten times different. From the start, I personally believed the song was about dreaming of a better place away from the pain, but now that the aspe…"
Sep 21, 2016
Matthew Promes replied to Peyton Raymond's discussion Scorecasting
"What might be the leading causes for a player's mindset to change during a game?"
Sep 19, 2016
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