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My Modest Proposal

As some of you know Johnathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People From Being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick, or more commonly know as A Modest Proposal.  700 more words

Writing Portfolio

"We Eat Mean People" -- a modest proposal

“We have a firm rule here, we eat mean people.”

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Do the myriad sociopathic elite who structure and run civil society live low-stress lives?  In the scheme of things, their meat might prove quite good. 

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Zombie Apocalypse

Satirical Society of Scintillating Sentences: Work It Out or Else Get Eaten

As a young person living in the greatest nation of the world, I have become highly disgusted with the racism that runs through this country. White cops and young men attack black lives in an attempt to prove that people of color are inferior. 568 more words

Satirical Society Of Scintillating Sentences

My Modern Day Modest Proposal

Jonathon Swift wrote one of the best pieces of English satire in 1729 in reaction to England’s treatment of the Irish. I read it in college having chosen to major in English and wanting to be a writer myself.

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Penguin Black Books

Having recently wandered back to England, I found myself in dire need of a new book – or rather as it always seems to turn out for people like us – books. 588 more words

Buddhism

Simple Answer To Inequality, Reasonableness Ensured

Note: As you can probably tell from the title and essay-esque format, this is not going to be my usual type of post–I wanted to experiment with a different style. 642 more words

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