January 2021

Welcome

A new President, a new decade, and a sense of uncertainty in the air. 

Hyperion aims to continue surprising you all as much as 2021 is bound to, with at least one new article every week. 

Enjoy the ride, and we’re not just talking about the articles.

Adam Costello
Editor-in-Chief

In this issue...

Better Mythologies, Better Heroes

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We are in uncertain times; the old guards are being torn down and the meta-conflict we’re experiencing is an impotent, “let’s return to business as usual” versus a similarly weak opposition crying, “we’re never...
Why We Work

Why We Work

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I’ve seen the modern 9 to 5 job called “barbaric” and “slavery” in the last week alone. It’s like a shot in the back to the millions of hard-working people who get up every...

To Build Beauty

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In my first article I wrote about the movement of the human body. The means of moving limbs, articulating postures, and motor learning. Now I write about movements that grip humans. The all-encompassing ideologies...

The Value of Suffering

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‘You desire to know that art of living my friend “ it is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.’Henri-Frederic Amiel It’s a cliché of screenwriter manuals that all stories must be instigated by...
The Strange Map of Nutrition

The Strange Map of Nutrition

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Take an empty plate. Add the food you consume throughout a regular week. Eggs, bacon, steak, beans, bread, chocolate, potatoes, rice and chicken. Now, take a picture and post it online, asking people which...