What is good? What does it mean for something to be good or bad? Ralph Waldo Emerson once stated in his essay “Self-Reliance” that man… “must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness.” I rather like this approach to the meta-moral question above, for the most common … Continue reading

Reflections On The Unspeakable Events Of January 8, 2011

For almost a week now, I have wrestled with the words to say in response to the heinous and unconscionable actions of last Saturday. I have thought at great lengths about not only what might be done or said in response to the events in general, but about what I, myself, might lend to such … Continue reading

Musicians; The Illuminators

Musicians of late seem to only delve into expanding their own bounds as individuals. Within them lies a greater responsibility, for in the days of old poetry was the form of written communication that illuminated the happenings of life. Now, musicians shoulder this burden. By all means, expand one’s creative mind, but do so in … Continue reading