Tag: quotes

What is the goal of a writer?

Recently I started reading Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice. It is typical Mann in that every scene is an intricately woven web; a coalescence of words so delicately crafted that you timidly turn the page, as to not disturb the sleeping ink. One passage was so powerful that I couldn’t resist sharing it. In it, …

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Stems cells can form into any organ, including a washed brain

Everywhere I go I seem to see these signs saying “No stem cell research!” or even “Say NO to cloning!” These types of signs really frustrate me because all they demonstrate is a complete lack of understanding. While I have nothing against one following one’s own religious values, I do disagree with BLINDLY following the …

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Lord of War

My goal is to keep this entry as short as possible while still maintaining the level of total enthusiasm that I have towards this film. In Lord of War Nicholas Cage plays a Ukranian immigrant named Yuri Orlov that decides his life isn’t really going in the direction he would like. He chooses to get …

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