Are Love and Duty Incompatible?

Often when people think of Love and Duty they imagine them as a dichotomy. They believe that Love and Duty are mutually exclusive: You must choose one of the two and leave the other alone. But is this actually true? Is it true that acting out of love is ideal and that duty is merely a […]

Understandings of Value

I have always thought it ludicrous that the modern world shuns negative language and values political correctness to the extent it does, but recently it appears to have taken yet another absurd turn. If I had been paying closer attention I might have noticed it five or ten years ago; as this new madness appears […]

The Realist’s Fantasy

When people criticize fantasy or romanticism as making people out of touch with reality, it’s interesting that they seem to only imagine fantasy as positive or better than real life, as though one can never pretend something is worse than it actually is. As an example of this merely look to any work of realism […]