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Tweeting Towards Immortality

I hate to sleep. For me it is the burden of my day. If I can, I like to stay up late and get up early. 899 more words

Art, Society & Culture

plurality, love, and truth

In my Women in Scripture and Tradition class today, for some odd reason, we were talking about Jesus. Weird how Christians at a Christian university taking a class focused on Christianity will talk about Jesus all of a sudden. 426 more words


Conversations I

We looked up at the stars

And pointing at one, he said, “There’s my soul; I leave it up there for safekeeping.”

I asked why and he replied, … 14 more words

Quote #2

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.  Those who wish to sing always find a song.  At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

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What Was The Secret Of The Ancients?

On reading that Confucius may have looked to the past – not his own past but the distant past in Chinese civilization – I was taken by the similarity in this idea to other ancient civilizations I’ve read about. 283 more words


The Divided Line and the Allegory of the Cave: Plato

What is,

The Divided Line’

First off though we must ask this, Who was Plato?

Plato: Philosopher during the Classical Greek times.  Founder of Athens Academy, the first Institution of higher learning in western culture.   434 more words

Plato's Playdough

The poem below grapples with the widespread assumption that my generation is conceited and narcissistic. The call to emerge from Plato’s cave, which comes at the end of the poem, is directed to those who hold the belief proposed above and those it is applied to. 419 more words

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