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When You’re Always the Little Guy: What Makes Mouse Guard a Fundamentally Human Story

What defines our humanity? For ages, we’ve seen ourselves as different and unique in the animal kingdom and above the “wild beasts” in many ways. In his series of graphic novels called Mouse Guard, David Petersen challenges this notion. 759 more words

Looking for a Champion

Bible:

Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle. And they were gathered at Socoh, which belongs to Judah, and encamped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim. 685 more words

Reading "The Wake": a metaphor for doing science

I’ve just started reading Paul Kingsnorth’s The Wake. I’ve never read anything quite like it – in writing style, tone, or storyline. The piece that comes closest to its elegiac, portentous, and historic style is perhaps… 715 more words

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