Quote – “What it Means to Empathize with a Monster” – 7/18/2021

“Could we ever empathize with the mindset of Hitler, as a characteristic so similar in others? As all monstrous another can be, to empathize with one so beastly in state and appearance calls us to what ourselves can be feeling in their presence. Fear. We fear the monster. If such is the case, then to […]

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Philosophy – “Beneath the Skin – Understanding Equality” – 6/25/2021

“There is much that bleeds, within. Beyond the shield that stops us, beyond the preference we hold to be different Bibles, there is a light that warms us with the same understanding of reality.” – Modern Romanticism Sameness. It is a word that understands the earth, beneath the layers, beneath the cloak. Beneath what guards, […]

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Philosophy – “Victimization is the Source of Division” – 5/28/2021

“Upon pride, a person takes to addiction, being of the people and places they will never love. To pride, a person takes possession of the material, since to swallow the sweet deception is far more enticing than the bitter truth. No one swallows their own pride, without recognition to their limitations.” – Modern Romanticism No […]

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Philosophy – “How People Take Life for Granted” – 5/18/2021

“It is always through the recognition of what is vulnerable, for what can easily be stripped free from our awareness, that makes a person take nothing of its preciousness for granted.” – Modern Romanticism “Nothing in life is free,” as such is the clear saying from those who have lost, nearly lost, or have kept […]

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Philosophy – “The Connection between Trust and Education” – 5/13/2021

“It is more the human effort to trust, than to love, being what makes us such fragile and imperfect creatures. To trust, and then, to be betrayed on it, forces us to learn from our mistakes, or otherwise repeat them.” – Modern Romanticism Same as history repeats itself, mistakes too. There are those who express […]

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Philosophy – “The Pointlessness of Anti-Racism” – 4/22/2021

“One can be ignorant without being prejudiced. However, one cannot be prejudiced without being ignorant.” – Modern Romanticism To be anti-racist would have to mean to be anti-ignorance. However, how can one be anti of an absence, pertaining to ignorance, without broadening the void? Instead, to make the error of relating prejudice to hatred, would […]

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Philosophy – “The Two-Step Sequence to Problem Solving” – 2/13/2021

“Without the desire to care, one cannot advance to where one solves what is wrong. With all the knowledge in the world, there is none that can teach a person to admit a problem exists.” – Modern Romanticism Wandering to a bookstore to purchase a volume that teaches a person how to solve a problem, […]

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Philosophy – “The Difference Between Beauty and Ugliness” – 2/8/2021

“To the preservation of what has been created, cannot be in sameness of enactment to preserving the deceased. We preserve memories, for flesh will eventually rot. Only through preservation upon living flesh, not its dead form, can beauty be something for protection’s sake.” – Modern Romanticism How then, can beauty be a thing of ugliness, […]

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Psychology – “Why there is no Such Thing as Conditional Love” – 2/2/2021

“If conditional love refers to love with boundaries, then conditional trust should simply be boundaries.” – Modern Romanticism The most sensitive of subjects for which is meant to reflect an individual’s greatest of weaknesses, is not love, though trust. Trust relates directly to all we fear, up to who we are sexually intimate with. For […]

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