“Aleksey, Sasha and the Witch” by Jenni Chavez, 2016

Once upon a time, not so long ago, these lands were dominated by cold and ruled by famine. Snow covered the barren fields and the people grew gaunt as the food grew scarce. It’s amazing, actually, what hunger does to people. What would you do, snowed into your homes with nothing to eat? What could …

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In Which The Essay Is Synonymous with Mary Shelley’s Monster And The Core Curriculum Is Victor Frankenstein by Jon Gumz, 2016

Note: Intro of an Essay Intro In the Integral Program reading secondary source texts is almost entirely unheard of; unless one (or some) of the innumerable bureaucrats here among the Saint Mary’s College of California family deem that the best way to read the Great Books is to, in fact, not read them, but rather, …

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Wise Words Relating to Plato’s Phaedo by Andrew Penman, 2017

“Live Your Life” So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion. Respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long, and its purpose …

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