Why is Philosophy important?

Whether it is art, science or history whenever we start to dig a little deeper, philosophy shows its face. Why is philosophy so important?    

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A community of artists working together to grow, nurture and help build a better and artistic world where greatness is a measure independent of one's race, status, ethnicity, color or creed.

Book Review: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

Imagine one morning, you wake up and find out that you have metamorphosed into a filthy cockroach or a bug or a unicorn (now that would be something from a Barbie fantasy tale), or maybe a dragon, who bleats like a goat with asthma (that would be a glitch in…

Ansar Manzoor

I am Ansar Manzoor. Born and raised in Kashmir. I am a management graduate and I have an appetite for arts and literature. I love writing prose and short stories. I've decided to write blogs and articles too. Dwelling in writing is no less than a sanctuary of sanity for me. I aspire to write stories that have never been heard of.

What Is True Beauty

Beauty is all around us. It affects us, nurtures us, lives in us and without us. It imbues things with life and it makes life wonderful. But what is true beauty? Is it the tinge of orange in red dawn? Or the early bloom of flowers or is it spring…

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A community of artists working together to grow, nurture and help build a better and artistic world where greatness is a measure independent of one's race, status, ethnicity, color or creed.

Book Review: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Richard and Vanessa were a perfect couple, or so it seemed. The fact that both of them had horrendous childhoods brought them together on a different level. They understood each other more than anyone else ever could. Richard was smart, successful, and very handsome.

Book Review: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

One choice can change everything. In the blink of an eye, your world shifts, and you never see your life in the same way again. One decision can change not only your life but also the lives of those around you. When hostage negotiator Hugh McElroy gets the 911 call about a shooter holding up a women's reproductive clinic, he is first on the scene.

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14 Common Errors in Writing That You can Easily Avoid

We all make mistakes; no one is perfect. What will set you apart is your ability to identify and fix those mistakes. As writers, we make the most mistakes; our pieces are filled with grammatical errors, plot holes, contradictions, and wrong words. The essence is in not giving up.

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50 Inspiring Quotes About Writing to Boost Your Creativity

Writing has never been easier than it is today but in a way, it has also become harder. The humdrum of life sometimes real, sometimes imaginary, leaves us with very little time for writing. Distractions suck out our imagination, inspiration and energy. We find ourselves in front of our laptops…

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Book Review: The Au Pair by Emma Rous

The Au Pair by Emma Rous is a story about the friendship and courage of three women during world war II.

Divine Grace and Human Work by Ludovico (Ludwig) Seitz

Relationship Between Religion and Art: Religion in Art

The separation of Art and Religion in our minds is like the separation of the church and the State. Politics, however, is very a different creature. Where art is an organic living thing, politics is a mechanistic process. Art finds worth in emotions, beliefs, ideas, and cultures - it feels, laughs, cries, and believes. That is why religion in art finds an expression no matter how much someone tries to hide it. Religion is an integral part of art just as every human emotion, belief and philosophy and idea is part of art.     

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