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Never Bend!

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” 54 more words


Later than Friday Philosophy...Truth

The truth is a harsh master sometimes. As people, we seem to filter our experiences to make them more acceptable to others. We don’t want to be disliked, we don’t want random people (or not so random people) going through daily life and wishing us ill. 119 more words


The Metamorphosis


Since my tablet was just recently fixed, it took me longer to finish reading this story. 276 more words

Thirty Stories Challenge

Gene Wolfe

On the Rediscovery of The New Sun

I finally finished reading Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun. It took me twenty years, three times as long as it took Gene Wolfe to “translate” the tetralogy. 1,189 more words

Speculative Fiction

Refugee Radio Times

Refugee Radio is a Brighton-based human rights charity. Their projects include a weekly radio show, live events and media training, as well as mentoring, a post-traumatic resilience panel, and a cookery group. 844 more words


Who Said It?

“Isn’t there a convention that if you don’t know the author of a quote, you can always attribute it to Churchill?” one character asks another in Zia Haider Rahman’s novel ‘ 477 more words