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philosophy Archives - Anonymuss

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Blog. Short Stories. Poems. Recommended Reads. All that good stuff.

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Recommended Reads)

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde My rating: 4 of 5 stars ‘It often seems to me that art conceals the artist far more completely than it ever reveals him. ‘ This short novel was highly controversial in its time, and Wilde revised the novel due to some of the criticisms it received.…
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His story (Short Story)

He looked around, bewildered. A history buff, a cultured fanatic – Ade was no stranger to museums and exhibitions. Caesar, Napoleon, the Pharaohs of old – Ade was witnessing fragments held in glass, yet to be deciphered in his mental mind map. This was not short of an obsession. Tales of the ancients, Ade was…
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1984 (Recommended Reads)

1984 by George Orwell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Before I begin this one, let me tell you this is about the third attempt as the two, I believe, previous drafts disappeared with no trace, accompanied by my expletives and helplessness. Yet this book, cannot be left out of a recommended list. So I…
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The Brothers Karamazov (Recommended Reads)

Recommended Reads The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have often found it hard to focus through and complete a large novel. The Brothers Karamazov is probably the longest one I have read – and what a terrific one it is! Taking nearly year of on-off reading, this set…
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Like a fish out of water (Poem)

Pots call out to the kettle (,) black froth boiling at the mouth as the rivers kettle of fish all end up hopelessly lost in hot water pans, going to pot.   To a T, we are what? ‘til the end, floating, carrying questions in streams we can’t see, believing our presence with the current,…
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Active passivists and passive activists (Blog post)

Most of this blog site is dedicated to poetry. One such reason is self-explanatory –  it’s an enjoyment of mine, a subjective writing where the subject matter is often less subject to criticism in its expression: creative writing can perhaps get away with more because it is perceived and can metaphorically pass as more subliminal,…
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Life beyond existence (Poem)

I cannot envision such a superfluous existence. Neither can my mission enlist illusionist, tactician, hustler or magician.   Superseding sweetness of simplicity, Battle for true love with sincerity, Honourable honesty with dexterity, Struggling self for serenity.   This world may be our oyster yet these pupils hunt for galaxies, trespassing not in this visit, beseeching…
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Destiny (Poem)

Who am I to protest against doors that You closed for me? What better destiny could befall than what You chose for me? Maybe a degree – suffices in my provision, Perhaps poetic passion may expand, Perchance, both fail and I am poverty stricken, Yet there is no better, than what You have planned. I…
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