Why Stop Now

by Joseph A. Hazani January 9, 2015

  Why Stop Now portrays the frustration of the imposition of loved ones on one’s own ability to grow as a person. And this is done in its most extreme form. Mr. Eisenberg plays a piano prodigy who has to dedicate a part of his life toward maintaining the livelihood of his family, thus interrupting his ability to continue to excel at flourishing with his gift. His mother is a drug....

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The Immigrant

by Joseph A. Hazani January 1, 2015

  The American dream. What exactly does that entail? Is it live-in coffins or homes as FDR prescribed it, or is it something much more transcendent than meager human subsistence away from the wretches of the wild? A land of opportunity, and the pursuit of happiness, is much deeper than warmth from the coldness. Yet achieving this happiness is not guaranteed. And here, Eva the....

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Blue Ruin

by Joseph A. Hazani December 30, 2014

  What does revenge tell us about the human condition? There is of course the thirst for justice, which I have defined elsewhere as the preservation of righteousness. Revenge is the willful act then of attempting to restore righteousness. Of wronging a right. And immediately we can see the revenge as an act of objective human action is predicated on subjective human values.....

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My Written Works

A Millionaire on Mars

A short....

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....