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This essay explores how the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century shaped science as we know it today. Read More
Let us not attempt to repeat a part of history that almost destroyed the world and exterminated not only millions of lives, but also the very soul of human existence. Let us not bow down once again to the voice of deceit and depravity. Let us have courage to open… Read More
Sometimes books get judged by their covers no matter what's written on their pages. Read More
Are we at our twilight of the age of idiocy? . . . . America has evolved and progressed through many ages in our history. Each generation an inspiration to the next. Each period in our celebrated saga marked in some fashion by extraordinary accomplishments and by the eloquence of… Read More
I hear the sound of discontent as I see the crumbling and collapsing structures of our greatness tumble into the dustbin of history and into oblivion. I hear the muted voices of reason and of credence drowned by the repulsive cult-like chants of treachery and betrayal. Read More
We understand that history is anything that has happened in the past, whether it happened a few minutes ago or 20, 30 or 100 years ago. We also understand that history is supposed to caution us, inspire us and even teach us about ourselves, our nation, and the blunders and… Read More
I had no illusions about our ex-President’s delusions and his deliberate deflection of the truth. He openly flaunted his ignorance of basic American history and was blatantly cavalier when dealing with America’s intricate and often complicated international relationships. I had no illusions where the ex-President was taking America, because I… Read More

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Listen to the cadence of the blowing wind. Listen to the smothered cries of forsaken dreams as they fade and float away like falling leaves of time into the flowing waters that quench the thirst and appetite of fields that draw the breath and sweat of toiling human souls under… Read More
The past, the present, the frustration in between. Read More
I hope this quiz will enlighten some of us. Read More
Translation of Satyajit Ray's Shonku adventure. The advent of Professor Trilokashwar Shonku of Scottish Church College faculty, in the literary sphere of the Bengali Science-fiction adventure, emerged in the year of 1961 for the first time. “Byomjatrir Diary” (The Diary of the Space-Traveller”) was first published in the Sandesh Magazine.… Read More
A funny and interesting short-story about Nietzsche. Read More

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Our protagonist, Refrain, is a troubled man. A man with the unique ability to rewrite history in exchange for years of his life. To prevent future wars and the destruction of the world, he resolves himself to travel back in time to avoid such history and return to his daily… Read More
In an alternate past, two old friends and rivals meet to discuss their potential future. Read More

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This is part 3 of the "Sign of the Timez" series. A young princess is given to the Romans as a hostage, so her Dad does what the Romans want. The girl must now live in constant danger with the enemy. They want her to act like a Roman and… Read More
In the 22nd century Humanity is faced with a new kind of threat and conflict, one that changes human perception of the galaxy, and shapes the future of the fledgling Terran Federation. Read More
An informative article, I wrote, towards the history behind the Mona Lisa portrait, earning it high measures of popularity. Read More
We all are living in a world made of myths and lies. Read More

Script / Westerns

February 11, 2021

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Billy gets tired of his old life, but is his new one any better? Read More

Tags: history, western

You are cordially invited! | Welcome to the most colorful, one of a kind, widely anticipated festival of the Philippines: Dinagyang Festival 2021. As per tradition, I write an essay about my home town's annual festival whenever it comes around. It's my way of celebrating and giving back, as well… Read More
This story details the brief history of trolls in the United States, particularly the Carpathian Slave trolls from just after the American Civil War to 1936 when they became extinct. Read More

Essay / Memoir

January 08, 2021

Gerry Marsden sang the Anthem that Liverpool FC use, but I first heard it on a LP recording. Read More
song lyric about the sad results of the Civil War Read More
A man walked along the shores of a lake... Read More

Tags: history, lake, ecology

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Tribute is paid here to two often overlooked women, present and influential during deeply critical points in world history. Anne Boleyn already garners enough credit as a domestic troublemaker and, of course, as the mother of Queen Elizabeth The First. But she was more than that. She was a distinct… Read More
Lt. Ernest Chamberlain left his expectant wife and son on December 31, 1941 and headed for Fort Lewis Washington. This real-life story tells of our family's desire and challenges to be together for Christmas in 1942. When will he receive his call to the war overseas? No one knows. Read More
The content I wrote is an informative article about a historic battle taking place in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake, Virginia during the American Revolutionary War in 1775. Read More

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"Ghost-Bull, Thank you for this informative account of one of the earliest battles of the American Revolution. I learned much that I didn't know..." Read More

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