How to Write a Resume

Today’s post will focus on resume writing. With the job market as it is, it is important to portray yourself in a way that an organization will take notice and give you a shot at an interview. I will give you some advice on how you can effectively communicate your experiences and skills to prospective […]

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Illicit vs. Elicit

Sorry I’ve been a little…absent…lately. I’ve been completely inundated with schoolwork for the past week and probably will be for the next two weeks. However, trying to be the wonderful little blogger that I am, I’ve managed to squeeze in some time to do a post about illicit and elicit. Let’s be frank, these words […]

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Logic 101: Validity and Soundness

Logic can be one of the most frustrating areas of philosophy. Anyone who has had a class on critical thinking or logic could tell you that they have spent hours and hours working on homework only to come out with a sub-par grade. When a friend of mine suggested to do a few posts on logic, […]

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Precede vs. Proceed

I was working on an assignment for school when I realized there was a green little squiggle under the word proceeds in Microsoft Word. Me? Make a grammatical mistake? Noooo! Never (end tongue-in-cheek humor). Ok, so anyway. I realized I used proceeds incorrectly and thus decided to do a post! Keep reading to find out […]

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Grammar Guide: Verb Tenses

Today’s post will explore the different verb tenses and how they function. A verb is an action word, but the action can happen in the past, present, or future. Those “time frames” are what we call tenses. To a native English speaker, verb tenses may seem relatively easy, but in all honesty, they can be […]

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(un)Enlightened Philosophy is now Online!

(un)Enlightened English now has a sister site: (un)Enlightened Philosophy! (un)Enlightened Philosophy runs by our guidelines and as such, it simplifies complex philosophical ideologies and presents them in a concise, easy-to-read manner. If you or any of your friends have wondered what “I think, therefore I am” means or have to figure out what Socrates’s life […]

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How to Focus for School, or “I Have to Read Over 100 Pages by Tomorrow!”

I am ridiculously distracted today, and yes–I need to read over 100 pages from Arthurian Romances by tomorrow (and write a response on it!). Arthurian Romances was written by Chretien de Troyes and is a compilation of five stories dealing with the Arthurian Legend. I need to read the story about Yvain, also known as […]

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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche: God is dead, and this guy killed him

Nietzsche was one of the most radical philosophers of the nineteenth century. He is famous for his provocative style of writing, which not only explains his ideas, but take the reader on a journey into his twisted and lavish mind. Credited as one of the first existentialists, Nietzsche’s criticisms on culture, religion and morality are […]

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Fate and Free Will: Whose side are you on?

In the world today it’s almost impossible to view a life in which we cannot control. We have so many options on a day-to-day basis that our choices seem limitless, but are they? It’s even been stated that the idea of free will is just an illusion. Needless to say free will is a long debated subject in […]

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Punctuation and Quotations

Punctuation? Quotations? Inside? Outside? I had a friend message me recently, almost in a panic, after he saw a question mark outside quotation marks. Is that wrong? Is it right? Well what about periods, commas, colons, etc.? Today we’ll discuss the basic rules of punctuation in relation to quotation marks, and hopefully we can clear […]

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