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The nonsense that kept me up last night

The nonsense that kept me up last night

RANDOM PERSON: Protect me from terrorists. GUMMINT: We need a way to identify terrorists. EMAIL PROVIDER: We use a ROBOT to search everyone’s emails so we can try to sell them things they don’t really need but MIGHT want. RANDOM PERSON: That’s cool! GUMMINT: Can you search for keywords that ... Read More
Try opening your eyes

Try opening your eyes

I had a discussion with my mother yesterday that made me think, as often happens. She was commenting on watching a show about those communities who chose to ignore evolutionary theory in schools, and ONLY teach creationism. She mentioned how someone asked a question that made sense to her … ... Read More
One pebble at a time …

One pebble at a time …

Today is Martin Luther King Day. A day devoted to honoring a man who promoted social change. Who spoke words of love instead of hatred; words of acceptance despite difference. In honor of this day, I find myself wanting to write something on hatred and bigotry; on humanity’s capacity for blindness and their ability to dehumanize others ... Read More