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Looking into a microscope is fascinating. Having the ability to examine the minutiae of things reveals an amazing world of intricacy that can make even the most mundane things seem to exist in a world of their own. We literally have the ability to see the universe in a grain of sand. While this is […]


Guilt is a tool for control. The subversive messaging that most of us are inundated with is one that demands an adherence to socially sanctioned standards of conduct. Most of us become aware of deviations from these standards by others through gossip. This is the entire purpose of gossip. It is to identify who is […]


I have three brothers. They have always protected me. Along with the other men in my family (my mother too) they have been my fierce guardians, understanding the dangers in the world they needed to protect me from before I even knew what they were. Their loyal guardianship of me remains unwavering to the point […]


Carrie is Stephen King’s first published novel that would later become a film directed by Brian De Palma (1976). This might be one of the most ingenious pieces of work by the master storyteller because it cuts into our deepest horrors with surgical precision. Analyzing the themes of the novel, it’s obvious why this might […]