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In an optional ethics class with a handful of other students, our professor, at one point, asked us all how challenging the classes have been for us compared to life before COVID-19. I replied by saying “ten times easier,” or something along those lines. And...

It was not that long ago that I was cleaning out a deep fryer after a long shift in the kitchen. After hearing the printer print order after order, and servers coming by to pick them up in an understandably anxious state, cleaning out the...

I am tired these days. So much trouble in our world, in our society, and in our houses. I see plenty of good things though, and so I must hold gratitude when I notice the trouble and disgusting portrait that appears before me when some...

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The dumbbell feels heavy as I curl it to my chest.My body is slower going up when I do my pull-ups.My body stiffens and screams when I lengthen my hamstrings and calves.My heartbeat quickens when I throw those jabs I used to love so much.My...

Is anger righteous? Is it ok to shout with rage at an injustice? Is it morally correct to cancel or shame someone to changing their mind when it comes from anger? When there is an enemy in our midst, sure, it might seem natural to...

“What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets? But enough talk, have at you!” -Dracula, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Ah yes, the famous intro sequence to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, a videogame I have fond memories of. The question Dracula poses to the...

What is family? Well we all know it as a mother, a father, and their children. Then there is the extended family, like Aunts and Uncles, Grandparents, and some cousins too. But the close family, parents and children, that is what we know as the...

1984 is a book that was published in 1949 by George Orwell. It was written during a time of great strife, and is inspired by the totalitarian regimes that were Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. 1984 is considered a masterpiece and a classic of...

Is there an attack on empirical evidence? Is there something more to the belief that people are out to get you? Is the government sacrificing people to their God, Baal; during the month of April, only to disguise the sacrifices as tragedies? Did Carole Baskin kill her...