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What Voltorb was made for

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Voltorb is a man made Pokemon. Although it is now a Pokemon used by any trainer, it used to be used in the Kanto War, where soldiers would replace Pokeballs with Voltorbs. 6 more words


Theorising Quran: An Introduction

This section in Quranology Blog is on the theory of Quran as a phenomenon within human being. In order to understand what this means, we should contemplate the concept of theory. 702 more words


How Ideas Make Themselves Matter

“Ideas Matter” is the slogan of the Boston Review. This is a controversial claim in the social sciences. (Disclosure: I write a column for… 873 more words

Radical Relationality (Part One)

What follows is part one of the presentation I gave at the Polytheist Leadership Conference in Fishkill, NY on the 11th of July, 2014.  I have decided to publish it in smaller sections, as the complete presentation is over 10,000 words, a bit longer than most internet readers tend to have the patience for. 2,128 more words

When Your Idea Of Yourself Is Lost In Someone Else

The thing about becoming blinded by the perceptions other people project on you is just that — you won’t realize it. You start to see them as your own. 809 more words

About the monster

In my work I explore the monstrous, the otherworldly, the uncanny. The monster fascinates me: his (the monster can equally well be female or neutral of course) workings; his hidden (or overt) influence upon society; his capacity as sacrificial lamb in relation to a collective that demands a scapegoat to atone for its sins. 1,606 more words

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Reflection on "Citizen Indians" Introduction

I have just begun Lucy Maddox’s Citizen Indians: Native American Intellectuals, Race & Reform (2005). Maddox proposes that to understand Native intellectual work at the turn of the 20th century we must view it through the lens of performance art. 169 more words