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the morning commute – deep thoughts

I once took a Literature and Culture course that discussed the sublime. According to dictionary.com, the sublime is “impressing the mind with a sense of grandeur or power; inspiring awe.” In the class, we discussed how the sublime was typically something vast and even frightening; this concept of the sublime …

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As many of you visiting this site may have guessed, the title is a take off from J.R.R. Tolkien. For those of you who are not Tolkien fans, let me apologize in advance. “There and Back Again,” is the title that Bilbo provided in his memoirs that were later handed …