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Father, are you there?

There once was a little boy pondering over many questions; was his skin black because of the darkness in his heart but his soul is white due to purity? His other alternative being is his soul is white because he is only truly appreciated by you, Father, in the afterlife and degraded in reality? The […] Continue reading

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A-priori or A-posteriori Knowledge; Where Does Art Belong?

In Reynold’s “Discourse on Art” he reflects that “a mere copier of nature can never produce any thing great” and in addition to this, “instead of endeavouring to amuse mankind with the minute neatness of his imitations, he must endeavour to improve by the grandeur of his ideas” (41-42).  Whereas the notion of the graffiti […] Continue reading

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