I am starting a series on passion and discovery through a reading of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Zarathustra’s Discourses. Starting from the beginning, I will be using the text to discover the meaning of the self, rebirth, and renewal, and motivation of the self through being and becoming.
I’m curious, how does this poem make you feel?
Is this simply a response to the traumatic WWI, and if so, why is our response to trauma to end it all? To believe that it is all ending?
This is her first post and V&E’s first tribe member.
Ophelia is writing her truth from her own voice and her own unique perspective.
“You are not a mess
You are brave for trying”
Vulnerability is noble, but it’s not easy. The war-torn path behind me indicates I have made many messes and many mistakes, but is that such a bad thing? Or do the courageous and brave get confused with the meek?
Matter Writing made this helpful post on managing research for writing. She has helped me organize myself (I still have a long way to go!) but the… Read more “How to Manage Research”
Donald Trump’s campaign manager’s use of the term “alternative facts” has spurred sales of Orwell’s dystopian fiction 1984 and reminded us why words matter. Source: The Oxymoronic… Read more “The Oxymoronic Rhetoric of Donald Trump”
Our bodies are the most present and seemingly controllable of all of the aspects of our beings. The effort we put into our bodies is proven in results; in that way could say that the body is economical. The currency we use to buy ourselves fit bodies, for instance, is a combination of healthy eating, exercise, and sleep.
The difficulty with body economics is that we can become greedy or impatient…
I was doing some research for a post on ASMR and found The Unnamed Feeling a blog about ASMR, and I found this list of “Vessels” really interesting, so I had… Read more “Vessels, Inducers, Blissers and/or Pushers”