Posts tagged philosophy
Analysis | Dante's Canto IV: Cowardice and Heavenly Ascension

In the early cantos of Inferno, it is made apparent that Dante, represents the redeemable sin of cowardice due to lack of faith in his own soul. It is the lack of such conviction that makes him akin to heathens and the unbaptized for they are all lost. Though those who possess these sins reside in the furthest circle away from damnation, it can be argued that…

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Returning Home by Angela Butkus

"How does one articulate the multitudes of worth contained within a fleeting moment where clarity seeps in to make a home in your soul? 

The answer revealed itself to me this April when my eyes met his for the first time. It wasn't anything he said, nor was it the smile he flashed me when we crossed the street to greet each other, but rather….

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