An Essay on Snow

Topics: Political philosophy, Mind, Cognition Pages: 1 (298 words) Published: August 26, 2013
In order to understand our selves, we must first understand snow. I find my self constantly drawn back to the subject of snow. While much has been written on its influence on contemporary living, several of todays most brilliant minds seem incapable of recognising its increasing relevance to understanding future generations. Crossing many cultural barriers it still draws remarks such as 'I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole' and 'i'd rather eat wasps' from the easily lead, whom I can say no more about due to legal restrictions. Keeping all of this in mind, in this essay I will examine the major issues. While some scholars have claimed that there is no such thing as society, this is rubbish. When J H Darcy said 'fevour will spread' [1] she borrowed much from snow. While deviating from the norm will always cause unrest amongst ones peers, snow raises the question 'why?'

Of paramount importance to any study of snow within its context, is understanding the ideals of society. Just as a dog will return to its own sick, society will return to snow, again and again. No man is an island, but what of politics? Comparing current political thought with that held just ten years ago is like comparing pre and post war views of snow.

To quote style icon Noah H. Amster 'A man must have his cake and eat it in order to justify his actions.' [2] What a fantastic quote. If snow be the food of politics, play on. We can say with certainty snow is both a need and a want. It replenishes the self, puts out 'fires', and most importantly it perseveres.

As a parting shot here are the words of super-star Uma Clooney: 'Oooh yeah snow shoo badaby dooo.' [3]
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