“A poet is a man who is glad of something, and tries to make other people glad of it too.” Continue reading “Essay Seven: The Pursuit of Happy-Happiness — On EarthBound and Satire”
…it struck me on playing through this time that Paula is the only one of your four friends you don’t play as independently prior to their joining the quest. Continue reading “Essay Six: Paula, the Polestar – On EarthBound and a Constellation of Poetry by Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, Keats…”
We’re thieves, in a world that don’t want us no more.
-Arthur Morgan Continue reading “Two World’s Collide: How RDR2 Helped Me Better Understand My Grandfather”
Aristotle comes to the point where he says friendship is sort of the best model for what genuine truth-seeking and genuine ethics would look like. Continue reading “Essay Five: Conversation with Ben Kozlowski – On EarthBound and the Ethics of Ambiguity”
We are passionate enough about gaming to want more. Continue reading “Believe in the Power of Video Games”
TWRM and the Purple Prose Mage remembers Stan Lee and the full life of a creator. Continue reading “Top 10 Stan Lee film cameos”
Socratic is a term which gets thrown around a lot in education circles, but I still think it can be a helpful one for distinguishing a kind of philosophical ideal–a community of learners pursuing truth in honesty, sincerely, in friendship and with courage… Continue reading “Fourth Essay: The Mighty Onett Police Force – On EarthBound and Kurosawa’s Ikiru (To Live)”