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Giveaway (Fahrenheit 451)

So I recently got the latest Sci-Fi block from NerdBlock in order to get this beauty:

Fahrenheit 451 is one of my favorite books. So when I saw this new edition with this lovely cover, I knew I had to get it. 262 more words

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Top Ten Books You Should've Read in High School But Didn't

All of us were guilty of it at some point in time. A class assigned a book that just didn’t appeal to us, or we didn’t have the time to get it in. 1,443 more words

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Adventures in Subbing #3

“…but do you know, we never ask questions, or at least most don’t; they just run the answers at you, bing, bing, bing, and us sitting there for four more hours of film teacher.

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Why self-censorship matters

In a time when feelings seem to be the most important thing about a person, this article takes a very different line, but in light of the way attitudes of victimhood can lead to strong forms of censorship, it’s worth considering what’s happening to our ability to talk about serious issues.

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Book Review #2

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

Now normally this isn’t the type of book I would read. But I decided to step outside my comfort zone and read something I would never read. 180 more words

Crisis sistémica del capitalismo y guerras de las altas finanzas

Por Rémy Herrera:

Ninguna de estas corrientes de pensamiento (ultraliberal, neoclásico, neoliberal o nuevo keynesianismo) sugiere reflexionar sobre las condiciones de un proceso de rebasamiento del capital como en la relación social de explotación y opresión – no la mayoría de las proposiciones “de izquierda” (por ejemplo, las que reclaman la reforma del FMI o la creación de una moneda mundial). 396 more words

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On the Meaning of Things: Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

“I don’t talk things, sir,” said Faber. “I talk the meaning of things.”

After resetting my alarm for an hour later, waking, walking, sitting, showering, eating, listening, and finally sitting, my morning routine complete, I realized this day was different. 1,521 more words

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