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Arete

February 10, 2013

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Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. –Proverbs 13:20 Man, I am really bad at this blogging thing. I go on hyperactive writing sprees where my sole motivation is coffee and the self-delusional assurance that I’m accomplishing something. Somehow. I’m not sure what. But that’s where the coffee comes […]

Time to make some people angry…

January 24, 2013

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Memes suck. The internet is one of mankind’s greatest achievements. We can connect with people all over the globe in a matter of seconds and minutes. We can expand our base of experience, knowledge and opinion. The internet allows for greater discussion than ever before possible. And like any powerful tool, it is just a tool […]

The Purpose of Social Media

November 24, 2012

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Why do I bother? During the election, I let myself go on Facebook.  I posted a lot and stirred the pot as much as I could.  It’s possible that I’ve pissed off more than a few people in the process.  I want to apologize to those people: it was not my intent to offend or […]

Fact or Fiction?

October 10, 2012

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Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.  Which do you trust? I’m referring to the websites, not the candidates.  At this point I could really care less about which one wins the election.  Romney’s comes off as a rich white guy who’s out of touch with society.  Obama comes off as an elitist who thinks he knows […]

This is why I write…

September 27, 2012

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Well, not specifically this story, but generally this is the sort of thing that inspires me. I’ve been away for a while.  Again.  I’m sorry; life happens; I try to not let it happen, and I’m still working at it; and that’s all I have to say about that. But this post…  Wow. I think […]

Storytelling

April 14, 2012

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I started Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series a few years ago, but never managed to get past the second book; not because it wasn’t good, I just didn’t have the time.  Now I find myself with long moments here and there, in between various work projects, but I don’t have the books with me.  […]

I’m on a Roll!

January 11, 2012

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I’m transitioning into a new job, and for the past week, I’ve had time to surf the web and write.  This is why I’ve been able to post five or six new pages between three blogs.  At the same time, though, I’ve been building up a lot of thoughts about all kinds of topics, so […]