Victor Hugo wrote in the better part of the 19th century. He was prolific in Romanticism and ahead of his time for Realism. The balance of his unique dual perspective sharpened a blade that cut through modern religion, even when his novels were medievalist. Mind you, the Roman Catholic Church, of which Hugo was a … Continue reading

An excuse to hate

“Hate the sin, love the sinner.” said Mahatma Ghandi (1869-1948). Most of us are aware that this quote was not Christian based, despite being seized and used repeatedly to articulate the manner in which many believe it is permissable for Christians to hate. “Hate” is the operative word. From hate comes fear, exclusivity, discrimination, and … Continue reading

Money issue

Money’s an issue. Money’s always an issue. And it’s funny because money is an issue because it’s not really an issue. Money’s never been my top priority. It’s nice to not have to worry about paying the utilities bill or buying something a little extra once in a while as a treat, but I never … Continue reading

Let people be

I’ve been thinking a lot about the kill the gays bill in Uganda and I’ve been trying to sort out my thoughts about it. I’m trying to get something coherent and intelligent. Unfortunately, this is a very obscene and incomprehensible event. I can’t rationally approach it. So, you get:Fuck! It’s not I love you but … Continue reading

What I Remember

I spent more than a few minutes fussing with my Facebook profile. I get very fickle with my social networking. Sometimes I don’t mind everybody knowing everything. Sometimes it’s beneficial for my job, providing that I behave myself. Other times I’d rather just not let anybody know anything. In middle school, aka. junior high, I … Continue reading

Cittaslow: what does it mean when it’s at home?

I live in the Southern region of the United States of America. One who lives in The South has a very high risk of living in a “slow city”. Cittaslow is a movement that started in 1999 Italy as a means to promote quality living away from the fast paced instant gratification of the so-called … Continue reading