Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hedonism

A year of planning, emails, and meetings finally came to fruition this weekend at the Tufts Hackathon. A thousand moving pieces the floating snowflakes never colliding I failed miserably at being hedonistic this past week. Although I succeeded in not … Continue reading

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Hedonism

Walking back from Dewick after dinner on Calbot Avenue, looking up and spotting the chimney attached to Pearson. White smoke rises up and away, blown by the night wind.             The point made at the … Continue reading

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Hedonism and Mono no Aware

Nothing this week.             The development of a Hedonistic perspective in Tokugawa Japan may have come due to the merchants’ increased frustration by their inability to move up in life, regardless of their wealth (Lecture … Continue reading

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Predictable Spontaneity

As I walked out of Danish Pastry House yesterday, I noticed that the snow was in full swing—showering everything in sight. The snow drifts Plentifully; Indifferent to where it lands. I feel like I’ve started to understand a bit more … Continue reading

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Week 5: Hedonism

I was walking through campus when a bunch of Canadian geese flew over my head in a perfect V formation. clear blue sky dozen winged geese perfect formation   The discussion and readings about hedonism this week really emphasize the … Continue reading

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Perspective

As I walked down Professors Row feeling distraught after a fight with my friends, I noticed  rain droplets dripping off the trees’ leaves along the snow covered sidewalk. Wet leaves– once frozen in snow now dripping endlessly I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Hedonism and a looming term paper

Sitting in my room with a special lady after a long weekend of hedonism. (She’s typing up a report) A downward gaze her fingers moving soundlessly eventually sigh.   I find Saikaku’s narrator to be inhuman. You mentioned in class … Continue reading

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Guilty pleasures.

No lyrical experience this week. So far in class we’ve been talking pretty extensively about evanescence as an inherent and inescapable part of life, and about a very specific reaction to it. In the past two weeks, we’ve seen characters … Continue reading

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The sadness of things

Sitting by a window in the library after a less than wonderful weekend, I got totally lost looking at the snow as it changed from light rain to full-on blizzard.   Through glass A flurry stretches into blankness Each fluff … Continue reading

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Letting go for a while… “Ukiyo-madness”?

By Laura Sabia I was walking quickly down Newbury Street trying to escape the bite of the freezing rain when, out of the very corner of my eye, I noticed the first tiny green buds peaking through the soil of … Continue reading

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