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Light within Dark

There is a sort of darkness within every human being, call it Satan, call it ego…whatever. But if this darkness is fundamental within each human and causes us to do bad things, why do we feel shame for being who we are? 77 more words

Word(s) Count: Revolutionary-Style

If you’ve been following me on Facebook or Twitter, you might know I recently spent some time in Philadelphia. My first day there, while waiting for my cousin (of… 694 more words


Bertrand, Benedict, and Bisexuality


BENEDICT is reading the newspaper while drinking his morning coffee. BERTRAND walks in and prepares himself a bowl of cereal.

BENEDICT… 670 more words

Poetic Attempts

Community underneath individuality

Understanding intelligible action is one of Alasdair MacIntyre’s areas of focus in After Virtue. He argues, for instance, that the intent to be gardening comes before the actions necessary to garden. 840 more words


Thoughts on Journaling

As my month is Paris is winding down, I thought I’d post some bits from the journal I’ve been keeping here, starting with some feelings about journaling itself (so #meta, right?) 226 more words


My birthday

I have some amazingly lovely and generous friends and family. Understatement of all time.

Who wouldn’t love to recieve these beauties on their birthday, there was a special balloon attached… 141 more words

Normal and the Power of Suggestion

I keep wondering what my life would be like if I hadn’t fallen into the “normal” trap. I call it a trap because so many people are unhappy. 845 more words