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Random First Lines:Six year old Arella wonders what is at the end of the rainbow, and why some rainbows are different. This short story makes metaphors and... » Read
(Plato's Allegory of the Cave) I use Willa Cather's "Paul's Case," and Kate Chopin's "Story of An Hour," as examples of how Plato's allegory can fit as a journey to enlightenment in fictional characters (and in real life for people). The meaning of the allegory is interpreted as what...
knowing someone's faults never means we watch out, does it?
Short Story | Updated Apr 30, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Chief William
A short account of a dream I had. Events are exaggerated and parts completely false, but that doesn't matter with respect to the point.
Here i philosophically analyze and define the meaning of love as well as it's importance.
An essay on the famous Enlightenment scientist, philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal and his famous philosophical work 'PensÃ©es'. Pascal was the inspiration for my online journal/blog named 'PensÃ©es' and this was the first essay published there in January 2011.
"The worst is having a dream where someone loves you and you can practically feel them touching you and it feels so real, and then you wake up and it's like the life of you is being sucked out and the happiness just drains out of your body and you feel empty again."
A girl who doesn't know what...
By Nerak Ami
When I saw myself
for the very first time
my face was the same
but mine eyes
I had never seen them before,
my thirst for righteousness led me to the
underbelly of manâ€™s consciousness where
I met the ego
The tale of an inquisitive young man that marvels at the patterns and meanings of life through his adventures that take him from California through Central America, across the seas to Asia and far beyond to find the voices in his soul and discover the truth from within.
You can't fight your nature. It's a simple desire, but an impossible task.
Poetry | Updated Feb 20, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
My content is a spiritual and philosophical idea about actualization.
By Benjamin Morgan
a story that arose from two separate classes i was taking, namely a survey course on buddhism and a seminar on toni morrison. i got to thinking, what if a monk, living sometime in the early 19th century, renounced his title and decided to go to america to truly find meaning. well, it became this.
By Benjamin Morgan
a piece about hiking and nature, showing that sometimes the most enlightening moments are quick to end and, like monkish insight, maybe difficult to share with your friends
By Mark Samoilovich
A peaceful man has been sent to war during the dark ages. During the last night before the bloody war, his blood runs fast and his own nature urges him to realize the difference between right and wrong.
This is a story where one must learn how to fight through the past to achieve joy.
Short Story | Updated Oct 24, 2013 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Stuart Pirie
A Short summary of the periods of The Reformation and The Enlightenment.
Essay | Updated Oct 18, 2013 | Reads: 227 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1