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Can I Heal From C-ptsd? - Yes!


Can I heal from C-PTSD? I see this question, or some variation of it, a lot on this forum. I asked it myself over and over again as a young woman when I was first in recovery, though there was no name for C-PTSD back then. 62 more words

Hegel and Sense-Certainty

I didn’t really understand what Hegel meant by sense-certainty until I read about what he meant when he said “Here” in the later paragraphs of our reading. 346 more words

Knowledge

Why Only Physical?

In Book 2 of “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding” by John Locke, Locke talks about how “the variation of great parcels of matter alters not the identity”, and then he goes on to give the example of the oak tree, and how “an oak growing from a plant to a tree… is still the same oak”, and that a “colt grown up to a horse, sometimes fat, sometimes lean, is all the while the same horse”. 272 more words

Identity

Sonnet V: A Cluster of Fakes

CROWN OF SONNETS
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“Please, be everything thou hast ever been”
A prayer in white, put on before bed… 90 more words

Poetry

"Number 17, please step forward..."

Most people at some point in their life have dreamed about being a star, either on stage or in film. Many dream of the thrill of seeing your name in lights or as an Oscar Award nominee, having adoring fans screaming your name while praising it at the same time, and knowing you have the influence to affect thousands of admirers… The American dream, right?  2,427 more words

Ballet

Varying Our Visual Diets

From as young as I can remember variety has been heralded as the key to health and happiness. Varied diet, friends and activities were all actively encouraged and rarely questioned by my pre-teen mind. 420 more words

Lifestyle