‘Persona 5 Royal’ and the Case for Suffering
Their choice is between what is unearned and what’s been hard-won. What would you choose?
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The Consolation of Philosophy
If I am stronger than I know, you are too.
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“I should hate forever to be a burden to you”: Lessons in Love from Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West
I don’t want to take time away from your book, she said, but the book could wait. My writing was always there. She might not be.
Just as America’s horrors led Baldwin to flee decades before, I waded through my own fear as a gay, black man coming of age in an America burning once again.
Yet, my same racial mutability also poses a threat: “How can you identify a ‘them’ if it can pass for an ‘us’?”