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A Brief Note on the Philosophy of Story

If at first you don’t succeed―

The quest is perhaps the oldest story in human literature, whether it’s the Odyssey or Gilgamesh or the Jews leaving Egypt and looking for the Promised Land. 129 more words

Miscellany

Camarines Sur in dark ages

The first thing about Camarines Sur you’ll notice once you have entered its territories—if you’re traveling the day trip schedule—is the near-pitch darkness that engulfs the province at dusk. 486 more words

Rant

To be pitied above all people

Paul Argues in 1 Corinthians 15:

“But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? 175 more words

5 Mind-Blowing Facts That Will Forever Change The Way You Hunt Easter Eggs

It’s Easter, and that means Easter Egg Hunts! The kids love ’em, and hey, they adults love ’em too! Who doesn’t love the satisfaction of finding a neat prize? 429 more words

Lists

Triggers

When I tried to go to therapy last fall, I quickly grew dissatisfied with it. This was largely because the reason I had sought out therapy had resolved itself. 247 more words

Reflecting

Emergence/Fatalism/Determinism

Emergence…Fatalism…Determinism…

All three of these ideas are based on the human mind wishing to seek reasons behind actions. Are we predestined for certain events to happen in life? 402 more words

How to Write a Novel with Only Three Characters: East of Eden (#251)

East of Eden is basically an extended reflection on the story of Cain and Abel. Steinbeck makes no secret about that fact. He uses imagery that is instantly recognizable to anyone slightly familiar with the biblical story (brother vs. 503 more words