Tuesday, July 18, 2017
I used to love the Romantics, especially Keats and Yeats. But lately I have been disillusioned with them. The charm of their poetry (charm in the sense of illusion) seems to be the offer of a different reality, a different world. If you explore that world, you come at nothing. It remains an illusion. So they return to this world, and it is this world that they remain to. Their imagery is nothing but a substitute for psychological states of their minds/hearts. The relation between the Romantics and the mystics has often been mentioned. A look at the poetry of mysticism points out the difference. The mystics, especially the Islamic ones have a definite metaphysic behind their poetry. The imagery is used to discover that metaphysical reality, and not a psychological state. And that is why Sufi poetry takes us really to a different realm, while the romantics keep us to where we are; only delude us that this is something else.
Sunday, July 9, 2017
The Bible talks of how a long time ago, there was only one language unlike the many languages that exist today. I think you'll find the lines in the Book of Genesis. Now man was becoming very powerful and so arrogant that he began to think he could reach the heavens with his sheer strength. Therefore, God, in order to teach Man a lesson decided to create different languages in order to disable efficient communication. People wouldn't be able to share their thoughts if there were different languages and Man would be brought down a peg or two. The tower of Babel was built by King Nimrod in order to commemorate two things: The fact that the city of Babylon had achieved grandeur and also, the existence of language. Therefore, whenever people speak of Babel, they are actually paying homage to language and its essence.So if I were to speak of having the knowledge of Babel, I am saying that I respect and understand the power of language.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Nouveau Riche, or new money, refers to a person who has acquired considerable wealth within his or her generation. This term is generally to emphasize that the individual was previously part of a lower socioeconomic rank, and that such wealth has provided the means for the acquisition of goods or luxuries that were previously unobtainable. A rag to riches refers to any situation in which a person rises from poverty to wealth, or sometimes from obscurity to fame. I read an article about Nouveau Riche, which describes about many ideas. The article itself uncovers dozens of the most promising ventures of determined Billionaire entrepreneurs. This article explains about various ideas and ventures of many who have now become rich. A few of these ventures discuss individuals who are now “Nouveau Riche” because of their entrepreneurial ideas. There is a new website to your entrepreneurial ideas known as newrichnation.com. This is a site where it is completely dedicated to our Independent Student Advisors (ISAs). See how fun and profitable it can be to join the amazing NR Community of ISAs who market the incredible products! You also check out the videos, catch up on the latest community news, preview the Newsletter, and hear testimonials and much more which describes about ideas and people who become Nouveau Riche. Just check newrichnation.com and describe your idea and become Nouveau Riche.
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Wollstonecraft's novel, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, was published about this time in 1818. Even though Wollstonecraft was only twenty at the time she wrote the novel, it was both a popular and critical success, and continues to be represented in film and theater productions. Many interpretations of the novel exist, but when viewed in terms of Wollstonecraft's life, the story depicts the cruelty of a society that persecutes outcasts. When Clara died on a trip to Italy, Wollstonecraft blamed her husband. However, the birth of Percy Florence in 1820 lifted her spirits. Percy was the only Shelley/Wollstonecraft child who survived. In 1822, days before Shelley's thirtieth birthday, he drowned while sailing his boat the Don Juan. Mary edited his Posthumous Poems and Poetical Works for publication in 1824 and 1839, respectively. Although her finances were secure after she received the inheritance of her father-in-law,Timothy Shelley, she did not have the strength to complete a planned project of her husband's biography.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
There are many more massage schools today than there were even 10 years ago. And even it is difficult to choose quality massage schools. Massage is the practice of soft tissue manipulation with physical, functional, and in some cases psychological purposes and goals. Massage involves acting on and manipulating the client's body with pressure such as structured, unstructured, stationary, and/or moving, tension, motion, or vibration done manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, and/or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, forearm, and feet. There are over eighty different massage modalities. The most cited reasons for introducing massage have been client demand and perceived clinical effectiveness. A barber is someone whose occupation is to cut any type of hair, give shaves, and trim beards. In previous times, barbers also performed surgery and dentistry. In more recent times, with the development of safety razors and the increasing rarity of beards, most barbers primarily cut hair. There are many barber schools that offer training for hair dressers, also known as barber. Some focus on massage for clinical or medical settings. Others are more holistic, offering training in Eastern modalities or teaching spa therapy techniques. Reputation matters. The barber schools also been increasing in few years, you should also be aware of choosing from them. There are many factors to consider when choosing a cosmetology school, beauty school, massage schools other spa training program. You want a school that will adequately prepare you for a successful career. You also want to enjoy a fulfilling and exciting educational experience. The ideal school will both strengthen your passion and provide a solid education for your chosen career.