Author Archives: Cole Lemme

Becoming A Sacrifice

This is better than I am. And it’s not for publication; these words are for you. You are all that matters. Since in this time and place it’s become exceedingly difficult to become inimitably good, to become unique, to become more »

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Letter to Joshua

“Cole, Did you plan on quoting your post or are you just going to let everyone assume that you came up with those phrases? I don’t think the writers behind “V for Vendetta” would appreciate you using their intellectual property more »

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Letter to Scott Park

My dear friend Scott, I’m not sure when you’ll receive this letter, but I have no other way of communicating with you, it seems. Thanksgiving is coming up, and the days grow shorter and shorter with the rhythm of my more »

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Letter to Stacy Taff

Dear Stacy, I’m wondering why I’ve never given you a copy of the first book in the Karl series, Berserkr Blood, to read. I know you said that you didn’t like reading something from friends and fellow authors, but I’m more »

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Becoming A Giant

Part 0: An Introduction: Most times you hear or see a tale with a hero, Kahn, Luke Skywalker, Achilles, Frodo, or Odysseus, Arachidamia or Joan of Arc, Da Vinci, Poe, Shakespeare, Dickinson, Will Hunting, Splinter, Erin Brockovich, Beethoven, Mick Mars, more »

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Nazis, Writing Utensils, Music, and the Fiji Islands

Of course the urge to write something comes while mired down with great ancient literature with a test over the plots and themes approximately nine hours away. Some things in life are more important I suppose, but at a cost. more »

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Comparing and Contrasting Achilles, Odysseus, and Hector

Three of the most important and charismatic characters from The Iliad (and one that goes onto The Odyssey) that remain influential and discussed even millennia later, possess several stark characteristics, traits, philosophies, etc. that are the same in all of more »

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An Argument Against Leibniz’s Defense of Theism

Leibniz’s was a German philosopher who attempted to justify the ways of God by disagreeing with Hume’s thoughts on theism. Leibniz thought that an omni-benevolent creator could be compatible with evil in the world and he did a poor job more »

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Living Out Prophecies or Catalyzing Them

The Oedipus complex developed by Freud has pervaded our culture ever since he came up with the idea. For certain Oedipus influenced Freud with the notion of wishing to have sex with our own mothers. This theme is transparently apparent more »

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A Philosophy of the Semantics of Forms of the Verb “To Be.”

One of the reasons this paper is not entirely ludicrous, if at all, is because I will undoubtedly have to use the word “is” many times throughout, and most English speakers that read it will, more or less, understand what more »

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