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How about a nice game of chess?

I struggled to think of a title for this, so please forgive the tenuous allusion to 1983’s WarGames. However it sort of works: in the end the futility of nuclear war is revealed to Joshua the supercomputer by getting it to play a game of tic-tac-toe, allowing it to learn for itself. 887 more words

Social And Political Thought


How do I know the world? It’s
knowledge comes from within.

source: Lao Tzu, Tao Teh Ching
image: Eddie Two Hawks, image library


Dreaming of Storms

In my dreams, I see clouds, water, storms, – and I always feel I need to run, to escape this disaster situation, in which my world around me is becoming a global natural disaster. 385 more words

Consciousness Shift


Just as being human can have its pros and cons, so can being a foreigner.  No kidding, right?

I can blend in throughout a fair amount of the world… 369 more words

East & Southeast Asia

Air Rescue

Written for:  Poetic Asides #285
Write a foundation poem (morals and high ideals, organization, or concrete foundation.

Pilots poured
their hearts, minds, and time–
with help from… 9 more words

Purple's Home

A Personal Intro: Redemption.

I suppose that I kind of like writing. So, when I am feeling a little blue or even inspired, I literally can’t sit still until I write about it and spill all my thoughts out onto a platform that is accessible and easy to use (which is why until now my Facebook page has endured some abuse with statuses that no one apart from myself understands or even cares about). 431 more words

Be The Change


A hat to look the part,
A familiar for companionship,
An inferno to awe,
A hex to transfix,
A chant to bewitch.

A potion to fall in love, 71 more words