We have all heard phrases like “your ballot can change things”, or “each piece of plastic damages the planet”, and so on. We have also seen artists, who put two oranges on a big table, say it’s beautiful and call it art.
Whether it’s beautiful or art, it's deeply personal. Anyway, all these cases are the expression of minimalism, and they all seem senseless at first sight. If it’s senseless, it’s abnormal. So which is normal and what is minimalism?
My name is Gog, people say Goharik in short.
During the 2018-19 academic year, the students of the 11th grade (who are 12th graders now), divided into two groups for English lessons. Group 1 teacher’s name was Anna; Group 2 teacher’s name was Armenuhi. We called them Miss Ann and Miss Armenuhi.
On the threshold the IGCSE English exam, the above-mentioned Gog, or Goharik, instead of preparing for the exam, cleaning the room and finally untangling the wired earphones, took the calculator and started some weird English-mathematical calculations.
Give me just 5 minutes and I’ll get up
These are the words, the above mentioned Gog, or Goharik, says every morning. But she can’t stay in bed for long, otherwise she will be late for the school bus. While one (Goharik, who is Sam’s classmate) is trying to get up, the other (Sam, who is Goharik’s classmate) is already sitting in the bus.
And so #2,
Some people will dislike this article, some will just laugh. Some are minimalists and like their short names. This is nothing but a personal opinion, like two oranges on a big table. Anyway, this is a minor but actually a big injustice that has no solution. That’s probably the reason for saying “on average” and not “exactly”. In this case, all my classmates would get the same points for the exams, all citizens of my country would have the same rights and all people on the planet would avoid using plastics.
Microminimalist Goharik Adamyan, 12th grade