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Politics and song

Now, the whole business of Irish nationalism can get very serious if you’re not careful.

– Liam Clancy [1]

My father, Joseph Connelly, abandoned his family when I was two years of age.  3,061 more words

Culture

Author’s note

Author’s note:

Due to the horrifying, unclear, complicated set of events which I went through, I’ve decided to, both out of theoretical and practical living necessity, compile a universal Kafkian code of law… 312 more words

Prose

A Review of John Searle's 'The Logical Status of Fictional Discourse'

In The Logical Status of Fictional Discourse, John Searle states, an assertion is “a type of illocutionary act that conforms to certain quite specific semantic and pragmatic rules” (Searle, 322). 1,170 more words

Philosophy

Unwind.

A good book and a cup of Horlicks recharges me like no other. Life is getting super busy right now and times like these become more and more rare. 21 more words

The only eye brushes you need! Zoeva Rose Golden, Volume 2

Yes,yes, in the title I have made a rather bold statement but I honestly stand by it. The Rose Golden complete eye brush set, volume 2 (phew, that’s a mouthful!) is my top pick for brushes. 1,169 more words

Aesthetics

Repost-Sunday Quotation: P.G. Wodehouse

You can’t be a successful dictator and design women’s underwear. One or the other. Not both.

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If you have an hour or so, and you want to read one of the funnier short stories ever written, I recommend… 115 more words

Public Debate

A retreat from life...

“I must create silence, emptiness, in me to stop the tumult.” Marie Bronsard, The Hermitage

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