Is this it? I took it and this is it? This is what I get? I expected life changing transformations akin to the same emotions which pour out of other substances. I wanted to feel the world at my fingertips, with every move I make having a profound effect on everyone and everything around me. […]
I found an old sheet of answers I provided in a race discussion in some kind of classroom assignment from 2006, my freshman year in university. The paper does not list the questions; only the answers, and they don’t exactly indicate what the questions were. I provided pretty general answers overall. The reason I am […]
Relating to a study from 2004: A team of German scientists conducted experiments on a group of old German army veterans who took part in World War II. The research was conducted to see if traumatic and horrific dreams truly have a profound effect on a human being. The scientists realized that, after broad research, […]
The Agony of Defeat Macbeth’s “way of life is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf / And that which should accompany old age / As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends / He must not look to have” (V. iii. 22-26). The quotation means that Macbeth has lost all feeling and compassion as a […]
I wrote this piece almost (gasp) seven years ago, but it feels like it was written yesterday. Time flies when you write something dear to you and try to act out the message. This piece in particular discusses the messages laid out in prose by Jack Kerouac, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman — or, […]
“Normally, on my long-distance walks, anoesis descends within a few miles: the mental tape loop of infuriating resentments, or inane pop lyrics, or nonce phrases gives way to the greeny-beige noise of the outdoors.” — Will Self, Psychogeography
If you’re sleeping are you dreaming? If you’re dreaming are you dreaming of me? I can’t believe you actually picked me.
Many people hear the word “faith” and immediately develop a religious-based thought pattern. However, I don’t think faith is even religious-based in general ideology. Rather, faith is a part of the human psyche. People want to believe that things will work out, that good things will happen in life. Faith got so intertwined with religion […]