Letters To A Young Contrarian – Christopher Hitchens

My dear X, It is a strange thing, but it remains true that our language contains no proper word for your aspiration. The noble title of “dissident” must be earned rather than claimed; it connotes sacrifice and risk rather than mere disagreement, and it has been consecrated by many exemplary men and women. “Radical” is a useful and honourable term, but it comes with various … Continue reading Letters To A Young Contrarian – Christopher Hitchens

Poetic thought, creativity and expression

Poetic expression is more than just a series of words written together to describe a person’s mind or feelings. It is rather an art that weaves words together with imagination, emotion, passion, dreams, hopes and an unrestricted energy that calls out to the people around, as if a protagonist on a stage reading aloud his lines and gathering fellow actors to join him and sing … Continue reading Poetic thought, creativity and expression