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The Art of Fasting

Among our greatest tools of spiritual growth are prayer (of diverse variety), fasting, and almsgiving. Indeed, all three are especially encouraged during Lent. Yet in the Gospels, Jesus warns us about the proper use of these ‘holy weapons’ in the arsenal of the pious soul in training. 2,582 more words

Charlie

For the Love of Classics Book Tag

This tag was created by TheSkepticalReader over on YouTube, and it seems like an interesting one. Here I’ll be discussing classics and my various relationships with them. 820 more words

Books

Reading of Kafka's Trial in light of Foucault's writings

Literature shows us two different ways in which an oppressive state seeks to control the consciousness of its subjects. The totalitarian state described by George Orwell in his novel “1984” controls with fear, terror and overt physical violence, but the state that Joseph K. 1,779 more words

Literature

Sartre, Beckett, and Kafka


Jean-Paul Sartre,
I wished he woulda
Lightened up and lived a little,
Wrote a treatise and taught me how to do it too.

Samuel Beckett… 65 more words

Poetry

Franz Kafka, Anti-Bureaucrat

Ever walk down the street on a sunny day, after clocking out at your great job, in perfect health, married, the world seemingly at your service and feel something just isn’t right? 12 more words

DIYS

Franz Kafka, Anti-Bureaucrat

Ever walk down the street on a sunny day, after clocking out at your great job, in perfect health, married, the world seemingly at your service and feel something just isn’t right? 12 more words

DIYS

Kafkaesque

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Artist Peter Kuper is about to release a new version of his book Kafkaesque, a graphic rendering of several of Franz Kafka’s stories. 61 more words

Life