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Durkheim On Social Facts As Things: Methodology As Metaphysics

In The Rules of Sociological Method (The Free Press, 1982, pp. 35-36) Émile Durkheim writes:

The proposition which states that social facts must be treated as things…stirred up the most opposition. 498 more words


Sophocles' Antigone - An analysis

Sophocles’ Antigone, the play dealing with the Theban Post-Oedipus problems, highlights the conflicting viewpoints and philosophy of two women, Antigone and Ismene, set against each other through the trials of fate. 867 more words

Some Modern Versions of Pastoral

Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry by Ann Marie Mikkelsen

My Goodreads rating: 4 of 5 stars

Ann Marie Mikkelsen’s extensive research has yielded a very informative book on the use of pastoral themes in twentieth century poetry. 4,048 more words

Literary Criticism

Working with people

I’m generally quite dismissive. There are people I like who’ve read my attitude as hatred because I’m often lost in thought and pleasantries disgust me. And there are people I loathe who refuse to acknowledge it. 626 more words


It's The Inside That Counts

My sister, Rachel, is the most amazing person.  She has met and surpassed the challenges of all kinds of battles in her life, always with dignity, pragmatism and a positive attitude. 238 more words


A Conservative Evangelical Response to Molly Worthen's "The Evangelical Roots of our Post-Truth Society"


Molly Worthen (Ph.D., Yale) serves at University of North Carolina (Go Heels!) as assistant professor in history. She recently penned a piece on “post-truth” politics for the New York Times. 2,768 more words



“It takes nothing to join the crowd, it takes everything to stand alone!’ 

Nothing in this world comes for free, not even freedomfreedomfreedom…

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Self Expression