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Stupid Mountain / Walking

Stupid Mountain

Nobody knows the name of the mountain range that hovers above the campus of Miyazaki University, like a secret parallel world encased in fogs, breaching into our waking reality. 897 more words

Japan

Να συγχωρείς

Matthew makes it clear that “If you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses” (Matthew 6:14-15).  729 more words

The meaning and symbolism behind gifts- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson believed that gifts were much more meaningful things than we imagine them to be. They are not merely objects which we exchange at times and events which require it of us, but each instance of gifting has a deep meaning behind it, symbolising the connection between giver and recipient. 1,149 more words

Philosophy

Nature

{Written while lying in the grass behind my house.}

What does the wind look like?
A ray of light from the Sun
What is its texture? 77 more words

Walt Whitman

I will be your poet, I will be more to you than to any of the rest. — Walt Whitman, from “Native Moments,” Leaves of Grass: The Deathbed Edition (BOMC, 1992)

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Muir vs. Whitman: To the Death (Of Yosemite)

After reading the passages written by John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt, it was clear how these two figures feel about nature and wilderness, and I was able to draw comparisons to material read in class from the the writings of 19th century poet and author Walt Whitman. 382 more words

Whitman