Essays



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 And it’s not for publication; these words are for you.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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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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We Lived in a Time

We lived in the 21st century, a time of technological exponentiality, of virtual reality; in a time where we could brag that it wouldn’t take us long to double our information in the world, when it used to be that more »

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On Creating Worlds

We never even had a choice. This is important to remember, if it be true. I like to hope it is. But often this notion condemns those that are what we call “good” and glorifies those that are bad; at more »

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Some Sort of Description

I’m actually a little bit like Captain Hook (okay, quite a lot, but I can’t really delve into much detail lest you think me insane) so I’ll use that as a reference and analogy. If I were in a different more »

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