Knowledge and Contemporary Skepticism: Modern Trends and their Dilemma

To know is to better yourself. But what is it to know? Is sensing something the same as knowing it or does knowing depends on something more profound? From the days of antiquity and even earlier man has been asking similar questions and trying to answer them. A consensus has…

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How to Start Blogging When You Have no Audience

Introduction Talking in an empty Hall is an interesting experience. Your voice is echoed back to you and produces a feeling in you proportional to your delivery, mood, and self-esteem. Writing without an audience is quite similar to that experience. You write and hear back your own words when you…

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How to Improve on Writing Skills: Building a Writing Habit

Writing is a wonderful form of self-expression. It has almost infinite flexibility. You have time to think and rethink, write and rewrite what you want to say. However, a conversation is never like that. It is direct and spontaneous and what you say is unchangeable. Words from a tongue are…

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50 Marvelous Quotes about Fantasy

Fantasy fires our imagination and fills us with awe, wonder and terror. It is the landscape of beautiful dreams and creative impulse. Through out history humans beings have been fascinated by its power. Here are 50 quotes on fantasy from famous authors, poets and even scientists telling us about the importance and power of fantasy and how it changes our lives.

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Can Art Really Free Us?: Art is Expression of Freedom

Let’s say you’re a human sitting beside a fire in a cave, 17000 years ago. You hear your tribe talking about today’s hunt – the number of deer caught is decreasing each passing day, they’re considering relocating to higher ground, perhaps they will find more reindeer there. In that moment, would it occur to you to draw your memories of the hunt on a cave wall?

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Prologue: A Call of the Forest

Everybody was wet and cold — very cold which was strange in this temperate land. But the rain was relentless and it had been falling for weeks. So far it showed no signs of ceasing. Every hut in the village had become a stream now. Only the Chief's Hut had remained. The hut was built on an ancient tree...

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Book Review: Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Rebecca Bloomwood is just an average girl living in London. Everything in her life is constant — her friends, her job, and her crippling debt. Although Becky has a steady job writing for a magazine called Successful Savings (trust me, the irony is not lost on me), the work is nothing short of boring and doesn't pay well.

12 Simple Examples of Metaphors with Explanation

Metaphors are everywhere; in literature, visual arts, poetry, and films. Language, in a way, itself is a metaphor. But try to make one on the fly, and you will find out it is not easy. Creating good metaphor requires ingenuity and care. A small mistake can make a metaphor clumsy.

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The Metaphorical Meaning of Day & Night: Examples of Metaphors in Literature

The use of day & night as metaphors is so common in art and literature. They are so obvious and ordinary that we don't even notice them. But if you look closer, there are layers upon layers of complexities of meanings and emotions hidden in them

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