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An African Story

I’m so glad I got to watch this TED Talk with Chris Abani! Once again, we’re reminded of the influence of stories in determining our perceptions of ourselves, the world, and the cultures within it. 1,104 more words

Civilization is the Absence of the State

I was reading Fred Reed’s most recent column, in which he reminisces of his high school days in a country that no longer exists, when something occurred to me. 1,522 more words


Top Secret CroMagnon Munitions Guide

I remember laugh tracks. They actually served their purpose, right up until I learned that there was such a thing and then listened closer and discovered that the exact same people laughed in exactly the same way every time there was a ‘laugh’ response to the actor’s lines. 609 more words


Old Glory

Old Glory, We’re So Proud of You
You look so proud in your valor colors flowing in the wind.
Where your courage never bends,
Through America’s growth you’ve met so many new friends. 161 more words


Under Construction

“And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:” 31 more words