A Marxist upbringing, graduating into a recession, and a lineage of missed opportunities make a brutal combination.
The line to speak with a consular official is never so long as when you’re studying 19th-century philosophy and everything you desire exists on the other side of an ocean.
Little things people say can get stuck in your brain and become triggers, forcing you to relive moments you’d rather forget. Well, for aspiring linguists, it’s much, much worse.
It’s difficult to make friends in the middle of warfare, but the least you can do is try. Join the existentialist as he rapidly descends through his tour of duty.
Philosophy, Iraq, mice? President Bush made some very strange comments in a press conference.
In the first installment of a new series of re-readings, we dust off our dog-eared copy of Metamorphosis and see it in a decidedly different light.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we get into paying your ConEd bill, war-focused philosophy, and stabbing asses.
Even great philosophers must eat, go to the bathroom, iron their shirts, get dumped. Like all of us, some live great lives, most suffer. But none can avoid the troubles of being human.