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Dominions of Deception

I often try to imagine the world as an open country where personal growth occurs outside the prison of mundane perplexities, inescapable inquietude and fleeting, inconsequential impressions. 1,176 more words

Deception

“When you are chided for your naiveté – and you will be, remind your critics that an amateur built the ark, and professionals built the Titanic.” -Peyton Manning

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History As Hard Drive

The following statement might sound subjective (and maybe a little cranky) if it wasn’t coming from an established critic on a respected website:

The sad truth is that most tuba concertos are simply terrible and richly deserve their obscurity… 338 more words

Excuse me, Father, but I am going out into the world to seek my fortune

Nothing cheers me up more than seeing a well-dressed fellow striding down 8th Avenue with a bouquet of flowers in hand.

I was eating dinner alone — my dad had abandoned me in search of the restroom — when I realized this. 398 more words

I'm an INFP

As part of our assimilation into the collective consciousness that is American law, I was enrolled by my school into a 1 credit hour, pass/fail class over the summer called Fundamentals of Being a Lawyer. 201 more words

Making Friends

On Naiveté

When I first came to China I was very naive. I was hoping to experience the Orient–something that was foreign, enlightening, and would take my senses on a blissful journey.

China

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She never knew
That convoluted love
The push and shove
Together but alone
It changes things
While she stands still
Waiting for the dawn
To bring her back to life… 75 more words

Poetry