Hi all, My name is Chris and I am new to the AoM community. I am looking for a support team to back me up on my endeavors! First, a little bit of my story up until recently. While going to high…Continue
"Hey Chris looks like you are headed in the right direction but, you've got a full table there. Even without the external stuff, most people will struggle with just the job/school part. All I can say and, I'm in a tough spot too, a half…"
"Read your blog; very inspiring.
Admire your enthusiasm! Wish I had it at your age. Wish I had it now, lol.
You look like you are well on your way; all you need to do is persevere as you beat fate into submission.
All the best."
Hi all, My name is Chris and I am new to the AoM community. I am looking for a support team to back me up on my endeavors! First, a little bit of my story up until recently. While going to high school and being an all around teenager, I suffered from depression. This led me to drop out of high school, work crummy jobs through my twenties, gain a lot of weight, and never finish college. When my Grandma passed away when I was 13, I never realized how much it had affected me. I had gone down a…See More
"That's so hard. Example: Aristotle's Physics, the beginning bits, are foundational -- but they're hard, and surely not everyone needs to read them. If you're a scholar, sure.
I think you should know what's…"
"Here's a list of books that, as an English teacher, I feel are good, essential, important, etc. Some are newer, many are classics. I'll add to the list as I think of more but this is the best I can do at 6:30…"
"Not required reading, but these are probably good to read. I fully recognize how limited this list is and not inclusive of different authors and cultures.
Iliad & Odyssey
Hesiod - Theogony
"A nearly everyday experience for me at the Winnsboro Blue Granite Quarry. It's a mere 10-minute walk from my front door to this lofty spot. No need for for modesty here as there is seldom another soul around. Once known as "The Silk…"
There's a similar thread right now but it's bizarre and spammy. So. What, in your opinion, is required reading to be part of the human race? What is absolutely essential, whether it be philosophy, history, religion, or even classic fiction or poetry?See More