Tag Archives: Philosophy

Long complaint here follows

I will be very glad when the semester’s done. I say that not only because final projects are piling up and everywhere I turn I seem to find more and can’t get rid of any. Earlier this week I had … Continue reading

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How Not to Teach History

My first semester as a college student — I was fifteen and taking college classes at a local tech school through a thing called PSEO, which hardly anybody seems to have heard of even at the schools — I took … Continue reading

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“Right is right even if nobody does it. Wrong is wrong even if everybody is wrong about it.”

Previously I mentioned having trouble with a certain writing workshop I’m taking this semester. Postmodernism — the idea that everything is subjective, which differs from modernism mainly in that when modernism’s fallacies were pointed out, the Modernists were bothered by … Continue reading

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Vers Libre: poesy set free from the shackles of formal metre

How to Write Modern Poetry Your subject: death. Or at least decay. Disease, depression, and insanity are Good (if you like to call them that) ideas too. To change an old phrase, “While we live, Let us die.” The old … Continue reading

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Review of Pendragon’s Heir by Suzannah Rowntree

“A thing that cannot be done without dishonour is not worth doing. The citizens of Heaven never have to choose between two evils.” Some time ago I stumbled across Suzannah’s website and, intrigued by her posts, looked up her books. … Continue reading

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Happy Reformation day!

And in (sort of) the spirit of the Reformation, if anyone who reads this blog doesn’t like either of the presidential candidates, but still wants to vote without giving up their principles to do so, do look up Evan McMullin. … Continue reading

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