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Who is Sisyphus and why is he important?

Who is Sisyphus and why is he important?      Greek or Classical Mythology is very prevalent in modern society, many TV shows, books, and movies use the stories for inspiration.  The story of Sisyphus may not be recognized by many but its themes are still important.  This essay will explain the...

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Make A Wish – A Short Story

Make a Wish     Splish.     I watch the coin slowly sink to the bottom of the fountain. Its silver colour seems to fit in beautifully with different shades of blue tiles. I wonder what the young woman wished for. She looks at it for a moment, then leaves.  That’s what normally...

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Dear Debby #7

Dear Debby,  I’m constantly compared to my siblings and it gets so tiring. I always feel so unmotivated because anything I do is not enough. What should I do? Sincerely, I wish I was an only child. Dear I wish I was an only child, I, too, am not an...

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Traditions in Tarot

Myths and Traditions in Tarot      The popularity of astrology seems to be increasing every year and those who consider themselves to be experts are able to share their knowledge. Information about astrology can be found almost anywhere. However, when it comes to Tarot reading there is much less information available....

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The Conjunction Fallacy

The Conjunction Fallacy      Humans are required to make thousands of decisions every day. To do this, people often use mental shortcuts called heuristics. These mental shortcuts often work well but can sometimes ignore logic and probability. When a person believes a specific condition is more probable than a...

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Dear Debby #6

Dear Debby,  I recently got into a lot of trouble for “bystanding” a bullying incident when I wasn’t even in the chat when it happened. My school has not allowed me to defend my case and is now threatening a suspension. I’m a pretty good kid and I’m usually not...