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Surprised by Goodness

Every morning I wake up to the news on my phone, scrolling through articles on my “News” app and checking out what I missed on Facebook. 1,027 more words


TOMORROW (an ‘almost’ poem)

Playing out her dreams, rocking plate in hand, she sieves for golden crumbs along the wandering river trail, oblivious that paradise is ablaze. That a harmless crèche playground drizzle had fledged, turned into a streetwise gang of ripened raindrop bullies troubled her not a jot. 152 more words

Nihilism: A Review

What’s in a name?

In this particular case, far more than is initially conveyed by the title “Nihilism: A Philosophy Based in Nothingness and Eternity.” 1,141 more words

Book Reviews

Daniel Died Today



This morning, January 24th 2017, I was sitting on the front porch of the homeless shelter, ground zero of the United Smokers Front doing what the United Smokers do best – smoking a cigarette. 980 more words


Fragment din romanul Dialoguri cu Sufletul

Cuvintele sunt de prisos atunci când renunți la vise. Rămâi mut în fața neputinței. Singura muțenie sfântă. Cât de mult bine e în viața ta atunci când plutești la voia întâmplării pe maluri străine de nisip, unde marea se lovește de pietrele fatalismului? 150 more words

Review: The Discourses of Epictetus

Discourses, Fragments, Handbook by Epictetus
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

But to begin with, keep well away of what is stronger than you. If a pretty girl is set against a young man who is just making a start on philosophy, that is no fair contest.

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