One of the central issues explored within this book is conformity to society, and the search for a fulfilling existence.
Ovids philosophy springs from the title, An Imaginary Life, as he aspires to transcend laws and restraints of his
freedom, through bre
Welcome to Life
"Dear mother, can you hear me whining? (Green Day)" When something was difficult what did
you do, especially when you were a young child? You whined. That was the way you got people
to pay attention to you. You hoped that this way they cou
Viktor Frankl said, Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human
freedoms to choose ones attitude in any given circumstance, to choose ones way. I support this
quote because if something doesnt go the way you want it you could e
The books, The Kingdom of Matthias and The Murder of Helen Jewett might seem like an
odd comparison when looked upon for a common background. The kingdom of Matthias in
short, shows us how people in strict religious views move to a place where they can be
Of Learning and Life
I wrote my first poem at the age of 14. I remember the poem. It was written for an eighth grade
English class. We were studying poetry. I remember studying the Beatles song lyric "Blackbird"
from their White album. The lyric went like
Some people may be writing this essay not so much about themselves, but about the things that
they do or the activities they enjoy. Ex. I listen to this band The Obnoxious Yellers, they are so
great they yell and scream and its great music, I went
My life as many peoples has had good times and bad times but to live without passion is not
living. I was nine when my mother passed away my father did the best he could to raise my
brother and I by himself while grieving the loss of the love of his life.
There is a period in the middle of adults lives when they start to experience changes in a how they look at life. This
period often referred to as the mid-life crisis, is a period of self doubt often accompanied by depression when one
starts to realize th
Sitting on the white sandy beach of Kaanapali in Maui, Hawaii a young boy approached me begging for a dollar.
Seeing that he really needed and wanted the money, I gave him without any thought. I actually gave the boy two
dollars more than he asked. The bo
A Work In Progress
The average person has a grand total of 2 billion seconds to live out their existance. For those of us lucky enough
to live out this time in relative health, or to exceed it, shouldn't we be trying for something more?
It ends, people. L