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There's No Place Like Home...or "Home" What's Your New Normal?

When did we become the people who stop in Paris, because we can, because it’s on the way back “home”?

And where is “home” anymore? Just how long do you live in a place before it takes up permanent residence your heart? 191 more words

Travel

European Adventures Part II: Geneva

Never in my life have I felt as insignificant and poor as I did strolling down the rues of Geneva, Switzerland. But, I loved it! There is something mesmerizing about seeing so much obscene wealth in one place. 683 more words

Society & Culture

My two cents about Elder Scrolls Online

It is quite apparent to me that the making of Elder Scrolls Online is yet another of the many franchise-milking schemes done these days, borne out of the success of former titles combined with a certain confidence that even an act such as this would not be enough to harm sales of future better titles. 711 more words

Wisdom & Skillfulness

DPRK- More Orwellian Than The Soviets Ever Were

Nineteen Eighty Four is, to my mind, the single greatest work of 20th century fiction; for once avoiding Orwell’s usual trap of making his satire overly heavy-handed, it deconstructs the motivations of a particular kind of totalitarianism so effectively and so cleverly as to be genuinely terrifying throughout. 1,547 more words

Communism

You are dissed by Youtubers and maybe don't even realize it

I sometimes see Youtubers writing in their video descriptions or saying in their videos things like “Remember to like, comment and subscribe” or “Don’t forget to like”. 415 more words

Wisdom & Skillfulness

The Sean Bergin Initiative

I can’t help but think that Jersey news reporter Sean Bergin would have been deeply disappointed had News12 overlooked his editorializing on a news story and he had just received a proverbial “slap on the wrist.” 317 more words

Society & Culture

Sick semper tyrannis

Sic semper tyrannis – According to Wikipedia: “It is the official motto of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania. In the United States it is best known as the words John Wilkes Booth shouted during his assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.” 344 more words

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