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Terms (and Conditions Apply) II

Or Linguistic Alchemy

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper names. –Confucius

You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.

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The conscious experience of being joyful

My Name is Priyanka Hope Chauhan; I just recently graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a First Class Honours in BSc Psychology. During my undergraduate degree I fell in love with phenomenology and the qualitative approach to studying, exploring and learning about emotions and feelings. 450 more words


Insistent on the success
The heights for which we reach and strive
Death later or now
There’s meaninglessness in the meaning
Between the lines
The nothingness expands… 17 more words


Sartre and the self

This article was first published in issue #5 of the New Philosopher. Buy it here.

In the midst of a nuclear war, an evacuation plane from England crash lands on a deserted, paradisiacal island in the remote Pacific. 1,277 more words


Number Seven: A Fisherman of Sorts

Here is a man that if he could be

anything he would be a fisherman

but instead he is attached to a phone and

doesn’t exist in… 160 more words


Samuel Barber: Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance

When I entered Indiana University as a sophomore in the fall of 1974, I began taking Latin. Fellow baby boomers might cringe when I admit this–many had to take Latin in public or Catholic school. 1,089 more words

Classical Music

Lesson 2: I have given everything I see in this room all the meaning that it has for me.

We are asked to simply look around the room, allowing our eyes to alight upon whatever they happen to alight upon, while holding on to the idea that I have given everything I see in this room all the meaning it has for me. 457 more words

Kenneth Wapnick