Beyond ordinary understanding

Who We Are

I’m sure you may have a few questions about who, what, how, and why Orphic exist. Below are the answers to the most commonly asked questions:

Who created Orphic?

 Orphic was created by Anthony Hall.

You say your research papers are vetted, but by who?

Our research papers are read and vetted by our research team. Our research team is made up of, primarily, undergraduate students and graduate students. There are three people who make up our research team: Anthony Hall, a law student, and Amanda Jarrett, who has a BA in International Relations. 

 What kind of Magazine is Orphic? 

 Orphic is an online magazine that publishes research papers written by college students, professors, and occasionally high school students.

Why did Anthony Hall create this magazine?

 Anthony’s hope is that (1) Orphic will be a place for students to share their researched opinions with the world. (2) He hopes that Orphic will be a place where people around the world can read reports that are vetted. Anthony’s goal is to provide a safe and credible place for all people to read and share their research.

How much does Orphic cost?   

Nothing. Nothing on this site cost money. We are a free research tool for anyone looking to share their research or looking to read other people’s work.

What kind of name is Orphic?

According to https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orphic , “Orpheus was a hero of Greek mythology who was supposed to possess superhuman musical skills. With his legendary lyre, he was said to be able to make even the rocks and trees dance around. In fact, when his wife Eurydice died, he was nearly able to use his lyre to secure her return from the underworld. Later on, according to legend, he was killed at the bidding of Dionysus, and an oracle of Orpheus was established that came to rival the oracle of Apollo at Delphi. Because of the oracle of Orpheus, orphic can mean “oracular.” Because of Orpheus’ musical powers, orphic can mean ‘entrancing.’”

Vocabulary.com describes Orphic as having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.

An example of how Orphic is used in a sentence: “ Among the factors that stand out in the Orphic construal of a cosmos is the nature of time.”

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Feel free to submit additional questions to Anthonytyronehall@icloud.com

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