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In Psychology, there is believed to be six main personality traits. There is Honesty/Humility (truthful or honest vs hypocritical or sly), Emotionality (anxious vs calm), eXtraversion (outgoing vs shy), Agreeableness (compromising or cooperative vs revengeful or stubborn), Conscientiousness (disciplined vs disorganized) and Openness to experience (creative vs conventional). These are the very basics of the… Continue reading Understanding Camus’ Meursault
Eye always turned inwards, thinking of the self, constantly watching you like a proper guardsman, like a hound sniffing out any intruders, barking and growling when your attention shifts to others, recalling your sight back to you, as one does with a lost pup, for you care only about you, your own dreams, hopes, desires,… Continue reading Poem: Outer Eye
In an interview with The Paris Review, William Faulkner was asked how much of his writing was based on personal experience. The following was his response: I can’t say. I never counted up. Because “how much” is not important. A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination—any two of which, at times any one… Continue reading Writing Advice From William Faulkner
So many yous exist, the yous of the past, those who were believed to be you back then, the you that was going to be a lawyer, doctor, police officer, not anymore, but that you is alive in the thoughts of distant relatives, old friends, acquaintances, who believed you when you told them, who might… Continue reading Poem: The Many Yous
Everywhere is wasted life, as people beg to stay alive, thinking that breathing is living, living in servitude for: desires, hopes, and expectations, desiring that which they don’t need, hoping that their sacrifices have meaning, expecting everything to work out, someday, worry filled existence, aimless thoughts, mimicking life, as one fails to live. Those… Continue reading Poem: Wasted Life