‘I don’t believe in fairytales’

Years ago I wrote down the following words –

I don’t believe in fairytales, that love can cure whatever ails, but if you’d love me and all that entails, then I might believe in fairytales.

The words were written for a girlfriend at the time, and were saved into text document and misplaced until I rediscovered them a few months ago and started trying to write a song. It’s far from done, but here are the lyrics I have so far – Continue reading “‘I don’t believe in fairytales’”

Paradoxes

Back in freshman year of college I took an English course based around time travel, a topic I’ve always loved to think about. Below is the final paper I wrote for the course (including citations). Enjoy!


The Paradox of Temporal Paradoxes

Dictionary.com defines a paradox thus: “A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be true.” It comes from the Greek word “paradoxos”, meaning conflicting with expectation. Temporal paradoxes, therefore, are instances where the outcomes of specific actions conflict with expectations. However, it is the opinion of this writer that when the ability to travel through time is finally discovered, no paradoxes will occur because whenever people try to change anything in the timeline, they will find that their change only fulfills it. Continue reading “Paradoxes”