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On Human Nature and the Boston Bombings

I am a Bostonian. I am an undergraduate student. I am a human being questioning what distinguishes good from evil. I believe in the compassion found in the human soul, the understanding found in the human heart, and the thoughtfulness … Continue reading

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The Arrival of Spring

“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits. People … Continue reading

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Nature in the City

There are moments that I walk around the city and feel completely overwhelmed by the enormous skyscrapers, and the hurrying crowds of people. One is easily consumed by the fast-pace here, and can seemingly lose track of self and time. … Continue reading

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On Friendship…

Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson were known to be friends. Even after Thoreau went to Walden, Emerson frequently visited him, bringing him gifts and supplies every few days. Friendship is an important part of any person’s life. In … Continue reading

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Religion and Nature…

When trying to answer why people go into nature in an attempt to escape mainstream society, it is important to understand that each person that has gone into nature has gone for their own reason(s). Collectively, there are general reasons … Continue reading

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On Passion…

Everyone has a passion. Everyone has something that motivates them to indulge further into life and the experiences it has to offer. Some people have passion for art, music, science, etc. I believe that the happiest of people are those … Continue reading

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The City and Nature…

I grew up in a town just a few minutes out of Boston. Every day, I would awake to the sound of a roaring train, an airplane flying over my roof, and the whoosh of cars speeding down my street. … Continue reading

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