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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The One I Love

by Joseph A. Hazani December 28, 2014

  Does being in love with someone mean one loves all the parts or only the best of their significant other? Of course it includes for better and for worse. Yet what happens when the bad and bleak begin to overcrowd and suffocate the good? Is it time to cut and run, or is there a way that the bond can be salvaged? It’s easy these days to not have to make the effort to recover, not....

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The Hustler

by Joseph A. Hazani December 27, 2014

  The struggle to get by, beyond simply to make ends meet but to feed oneself, goes neglected and unnoticed the farther removed one is from the bottom cellars of society. There, not so much an underworld or underclass as the basement of the house of civilization, an entire culture of people resides. Taking risks happens not in business but with gambling, and the games to pass the time....

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My Written Works

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....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....