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My Father: How Moving to America Has Shaped his Perception

My Father: How Moving to America Has Shaped his Perception

           of America and his Own Identity               

by Max Bauer, July 2014

For over a century, since the first major wave of immigrants started coming to America in the 1880′s, the United States has captured the imagination of people all over the world looking for prosperity. 4,369 more words

Family

Quote of the Week: Tomislav Sunic, "Postmortem Report"

What makes a people? A people has a common heritage and a will to a common destiny. A people exists despite superficial cleavages such as parties, interest groups, and passing trends in ideologies. 102 more words

Quotes

Kissing the Blarney Stone

People come from all over the world to visit Blarney Castle in Ireland and kiss the infamous Blarney Stone. What makes this stone so special? Legend says that the builder of Blarney Castle, Cormac Teige McCarthy was about to be deprived of his land so he went to goddess Clíodhna for help. 236 more words

Travel

I am God. God is Dead.

Thoughts clever, I’d never
Known before, a new metaphor.
Ecstasy reminding me,
Why I love philosophy, see!
Arachne weaving,
Behold the void retreating.
It turns into language, 30 more words

Poetry And Verse

An Angry Saint

["Santa in the Underworld" pt. II (selections)]–please read pt. III (to be posted immediately after)

I’d loved him well as any other child
And hated seeing Santa mope and grieve. 535 more words

Immortal Verse