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The Transfiguration

What light of the heavens has lifted, And veil of flesh unfurled, Has torn at the seams and broken, The mask that covers the world: Gold is made pale and worthless, The sun is hidden in shame, For a light that is brighter than brightness, Has set the world aflame.   He rose as the…

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VERITAS

Who dances with lies makes merry with his death, For he that bends to a lie convenient, Or else hopes in lies that life be lenient, Is but a hollow corpse vainly walking, A thin reed talking, With winds of baleful voices blowing, A mortal shadow swiftly growing, And death bodily is but poor reprieve,…

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The Silence of Cowards

On Monday evening, at 10:33PM a suicide bomber attacked the crowded foyer of the Manchester Arena. The Arena was packed with thousands of young women and girls, along with their parents, all there to watch the US pop-star Ariana Grande perform. Just as the concert came to a close and parents were streaming into the…

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Film Review: Ohm Krüger

One can tell a lot about the psyche of a culture from its entertainment. The cinema of Nazi Germany, most synonymous with Reifenstahl’s beautifully shot propaganda documentary Triumph of  the Will, affords us a unique insight into what such a tightly restrictive regime wanted to impress upon a populace, and many of their cinematic outings…