Postings with tag: materialism
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Living out my youth in penthouses, driving fancy sports cars, and indulging in all the sensual and emotional pleasure every young adolescent boy can dream of. The parties, expensive toys, and exotic vacations; you could imagine it wasn’t very difficult to lure girls into “falling in love with me”. I…
March 08, 2013
Sometimes I make the mistake of thinking hard about how weird our materialistic world is.
Stop and smell the roses... Everyday,we overlook the people in our world,our importance to society and the things inside us that make us who we are.We let materialism get to us and leave parts of us in ruin.
October 19, 2012
A logical guide toward living by grace and love, utilizing the benefits of neuro-plasticity, logic, the wisdom of pious religions, and common sense.
You might wonder what life holds for you, whether you'll make it out alive, whether all these people around you really understand anything. Look no further. Warning: Put yourself in an associative, light-hearted frame of mind before you read this, or don't. Just don't tell me that I'm wrong. You…
I'm not religious but this story is based upon the Garden of Eden, where Adam and Eve once lived. Metaphorically,this poem is about how we have created illusions of wealth with gems rather than nature, and that materialism has led to the decline of a once beautiful world.
January 23, 2010
In this, my next to last chapter before the end of my End Of Life Story, the Devil and I continue to argue over the disputed wager, but the relationship between us begins to shift. Unbeknownst to the Devil, the “condition of the possibility for the devil’s existence,” begins to…
A boy tries one last desperate attempt to reform the life of the girl he loves. Once again, based on a song: "Everything Goes Dark." Apparently I'm obsessed with sad stories inspired by music. Oh well. :) For Zemet's Short Story contest.
February 26, 2009
this is anger, frustration, despair, sadness, injustice, and the obvious truth all rolled into one....I'm sick of it all, and I have had enough of the fake people, and the fake promises made by the "god-like" people who have made themselves this role, because it causes me to suffer, for…
Well, this was originally an essay for English...practice for the new SAT...but it means a lot to me, so I thought why not post it? Basically, this is just a really short summary of my novel, Defining Happiness. If the style seems weird or too formal or whatever, keep in…
A short lyrical poem. A fictional, satirical and humorous epitaph filled with irony. Depicting the futility of the many worldly goals some men pursue and with which they can become obsessed. With no discernable benefit. To themselves, the world, the rest of humanity or any of their other fellow human…