""Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup…"
"That was to me, right? Well I'm not unintelligent at all - a little daft at times, maybe. The difficult part is mostly emotional. I've had to struggle very hard to learn empathy and how to understand other humans. I'm emotionally…"
"I have Aspergers syndrome. It's not apparent if you only know me a little, but you'll pick up on it if you know me for a while. On the surface I look and often act completely normal. The problem is that I am, despite appearances,…"
I'm interested in Linux, electronics and European history.
American modernist authors are just the best! I'm talking beat generation and beyond. The language is youthful and just beneath formal. I find once you get much later than that everything gets too informal to be descriptive or convey concepts.
Artsy dramas and coming of age films -mostly depressing ones.
Renaissance, gregorian and ambient/experimental electronic.
"And all I loved, I loved alone" -Edgar Allen Poe, Alone
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"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"