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All hail the bloody pen

A book in progress on the best thing in the entire world.

“The pen is mightier than the sword,” said Edward Bulwer Lytton.

Indeed it is. For the pen can cause great emotional maiming, while the sword only yields temporary, physical impairment.

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The Paradox between an Individual and a Community

“In all her intercourse with society, however, there was nothing that made her feel as if she belonged to it. Every gesture, every word, and even the silence of those with whom she came in contact, implied, and often expressed, that she was banished, and as much alone as if she had inhabited another sphere, or communicated with the common nature by other organs than the rest of human kind,” – The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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RE:Framed: Let It Go!

It’s that time of the school year again…

In case if you don’t know where this fabulous image is from, it’s taken from the cinematic creation called Frozen, the latest hit from Disney Animation Studios.  Now, it’s been awhile since Disney made a truly good musical; you know, the one that wrenches your heart and questions your thoughts about humanity.

I’m not going to give any spoilers, but Frozen is so wonderful that I’ve watched it 3 times, and I’ve cried each time.  It’s an amazing story about sisterly love, subjecting yourself to true love, which is putting someone else’s needs in front of yours, and of course, Princesses and Princes, like any classic Disney film. Continue reading RE:Framed: Let It Go!