JRR Tolkien Literature: The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King – Quotes

The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King The Hobbit   “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit   “ItRead more

Orson Scott Card Literature: Enders Game, Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind – Quotes & Take-Home Messages

Enders Game, Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind Enders Game A more through list could be made but here are some things to remember: Push your trainees, push yourself 2. Be smart 3. Why > what 4. THE PRESENT IS THE BATTLE, NOT THE FUTURE. Your life’s ‘ministry’ / ‘impact’ isn’t somethingRead more

You can find me in the garden: Analysis of Voltaire’s Candide

  This essay is divided into 2 sections: The Pococurante Episode and Cultivating Our Gardens. Candide is a social critique satirical book.   Pococurante Episode:   The Pococurante episode draws much from its name- Pococurante in French means someone who attains or possesses. The character Pococurante had it all. The episode illustrates how that’s notRead more

Joseph Campbell Literature: Message of Myth, First Storytellers, Love & The Goddess, Hero’s Adventure, Sacrifice & Bliss, Masks of Eternity – Documentary Notes

From documentary series “The Power of Myth” with Bill Moyers – a Winstar Fire Video       The Message of Myth   -Campbell says don’t be interested in things merely because they are said to be important but get a proper introduction to them and you may find indeed that they are very important.Read more