Category Archives: Literature

Utilitarianism in Brave New World: A Critique

I felt like doing a short analysis of Brave New World, because who doesn’t like a good dystopia? Throughout Humanity’s existence, the search for the ‘ideal’ society has been a constant pursuit. Works such as Augustine’s The City of God, and … Continue reading

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Resistance to an All Consuming Modern Society

This week I read Jon Krakauer’s non-fiction book Into the Wild, a book about a man named Christopher McCandless, a college graduate who dropped off the map for over two years. He was found dead in Alaska after attempting to … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand and Altruism

My short analysis of a theme from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. I am probably going to skip to something else for my next post, but I will probably be doing another down the road. As usual, I am not a … Continue reading

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The Prometheus of Genesis

Wrote this for school, we had to choose a story from genesis to interpret ourselves and find an alternative meaning. This is mine. As usual, any criticism is welcomed:   The Interpretations The orthodox interpretation of the Tower of Babylon … Continue reading

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Albert Camus and Modernity

A temporary break from my coverage of Ayn Rand to commemorate someone much greater. Note: This is my brief over Absurdism. Although I try to stay true to Absurdism, I also add in my own terms/understanding of it. As always, … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand and the State

About 2 weeks ago I finished Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Given its sheer length in pages, a whopping 1701(kindle edition), to make just a single post dedicated would never work. I’ll be making a few posts in the coming days … Continue reading

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