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Words

It’s time, yet again, for another installment of “What’s good in the world?” For today’s entry, I’d like everyone to take a moment and stand, please, with one hand on the heart. Are you standing? No cheating now. If you’re … Continue reading

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Follow Your Bliss

Walking out to see the land I wonder how it began. The sun burns magnesium blacken souls Brittle leaves dry scaly cold. Atoms move slowly taking toll Bitter with absent knowledge Being hordes forever old.   Perceptions touch and electric … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Hack Your Life

First of all, I mean no disrespect to the fine people over at Lifehacker; I think they do a great job helping people simplify their lives and accomplish everyday tasks more efficiently. But I feel that there are some dangers … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Evil

“In the year 6681 of the World and in that of 1482 since the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, the most serene, the most excellent and potent prince, King Joao II  of Portugal did order this land to be … Continue reading

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Church Signs

So today, on the way home from a marathon day of planning classes and drafting course documents, I passed a church sign that said “Jesus knows the way. Follow Him!” And now, normally, I’m indifferent to church signs. They’re an … Continue reading

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You keep using that word. . .

So, the subject broached (by Logan in his last post) is swearing, or coarse language in general. There are a couple of things that need to be pointed out, I guess. First, this is a tricky subject to tackle as … Continue reading

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Language and Power

Logan’s last post, which, alas, makes me feel embarrassed about my own ignorance of the political system, ended with a really great point that just happened to sync up with some more of my reading as I re-familiarized myself with … Continue reading

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