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Norman Austin, Sophocles' Philoctetes and the Great Soul Robbery

Harold Bloom, Sigmund Freud, and Hans-Georg Gadamer, Aeschylus and Euripides here. I was reading this part of a review by Susan A. Curry, University of New Hampshire, on a Blogspot page which is included in the lists… 24 more words


Gone Too Soon or Why is Rehab not Working?

Celebs That Were Gone Too Soon after a Stint in Rehab

Case #1

Cory Monteith, who played Finn on ‘Glee,’ was found dead in his Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver on July 13th, 2013. 173 more words


50 minus 5: Tragedies and triumphs in comic books

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything about comic books. Let’s address that now.

I was rereading Watchmen recently. It’s one of my favourite standby hardback collections, i.e. 1,275 more words

Life, Don't Talk To Me About Life

Why Do Evil Things Happen to Good People?

Good People are Never Forgotten

Good people such as Dr. Martin Luther King, President John F. Kennedy and many others, lives on Earth were cut short by evil. 209 more words



Sometimes certain things feel like a waste.  Like eating an ice -cream knowingly when you have cold and falling extremely sick that very day. Like shopping when know you’re broke and realizing that the clothes you bought aren’t as great as you thought and will rest in your wardrobe and nowhere else forever. 163 more words


A Letter To My Sorrow

“I sometimes hold it half a sin
To put in words the grief I feel;
For words, like Nature, half reveal
And half conceal the Soul within.” 300 more words


Time to reflect

With so much turmoil and heartache across the world over the last few weeks, my preparation for moving and taking up my new role seems insignificant in many ways. 368 more words