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"Saved? Saved From What?"

Every popular religion on planet Earth has developed its own “language,” a form of “shop talk” by which its members communicate their faith. As referred to in an earlier post, the term “guru” means a person who disburses darkness according to Advayataraka Upanishad (thanks for this tidbit… 1,516 more words

Religion

The fear poet

Despite his failing mind, he knew the doctors were selling him the glow of cat eyes in the dark.

He knew. The green fluorescent flies had told him as they clinked Morse against the dying bulb. 62 more words

Fiction

Urban Fantasy 101 - Allegory Overuse (ft. Laurell K Hamilton's Anita Blake series and JK Rowling's Harry Potter series)

Content warnings: this installment of Urban Fantasy 101 contains very brief mentions historical acts of oppression (largely in vague terms), sexual assault and pedophilia in Laurel K Hamilton’s Anita Blake series, as well as more indepth references to anti-Black and anti-Native racism in the same series. 3,182 more words

Racism

Once Upon an End: A Short Story of Truth and Taletelling

    

     The End.

     He had reached the End of the world… and even come back from it. There he had expected to find monsters with torturous tentacles splayed on cliffs, or perhaps bleak beasts of shadow that filled the horizon with occult mists, or perhaps a spiralling hole into heaven’s emptiness. 1,526 more words

Fantasy

Found

She acts like everything’s alright,

Nothing wrong within her world.

But there’s an ever-present feeling,

Inside of her, a gnawing pain,

A conscience-pricking, dark-gray guilt. 374 more words

Maddiethepoet

Found

She acts like everything’s alright,

Nothing wrong within her world.

But there’s an ever-present feeling,

Inside of her, a gnawing pain,

A conscience-pricking, dark-gray guilt. 374 more words

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China's New Literary Genre

In the 1980s, when China was starting to open up to the world, Latin American literature, with Gabriel García Márquez as the representative, poured into China.

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Inspiration