Stories and Essays
-A Critical Analysis of Postmodern Similarities Between The Euthyphro and Network– Socrates was a man in his time famous for stirring the pot of public opinion. The self-appointed “gadfly” of Athens, he spent most of his time—according to both historical records and the Dialogues written by Plato—wandering from place to place, proving people wrong in… Continue reading Live! From the Porch of the King Archon!
-Reading Recommendation- The Euthyphro By Plato -What is it- The Euthyphro is a Socratic dialogue written by the Athenian Philosopher and Statesman Plato around the years 399-395 B.C. . The short dialogue describes a meeting between Socrates, the famous Athenian Philosopher, who is waiting to be called into his trial on the porch—the steps of… Continue reading The Euthyphro Reading Recommendation
It was of those January afternoons, where the light was fading, but hadn’t yet gone, and the sky wasn’t much more than a dull, warm gray, where everything was still and quiet, where a few snowflakes had begun to fall, feeling forgotten, a whisper of a coming storm, where Harris sat in his new spacesuit… Continue reading Duds
The Prince is a seminal work of Western political thought, written in the early 16th century by notorious pouty political bad-boy and advisor to the Florentine Republic, Niccolò Machiavelli. The book was controversial in its time – and remains so, to a degree, in ours – for its central thesis, which is that a ruler,… Continue reading The Prince Book Review
Ernest Hemingway’s 1927 short story “Hills Like White Elephants,” is a famous work of American short fiction that is often used as an example not only of Hemingway’s Iceberg Theory style of writing, but also of how a governing metaphor can underpin a story and shape the scenery, characters, and plot, giving the entire narrative… Continue reading Ernest Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” and the Central Metaphor
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