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How to predict the future of humanity

I’m deep into Origin Story by David Christian. It’s subtitled “a big history of everything,” and that’s apt. It traces humanity’s origins from the Big Bang to today. 210 more words

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Married to a Knife

i have arrived somewhere, spinning
in a labyrinth, it was a long journey,
without a map. and the darkness
is perfect. I followed a lane… 98 more words


Sharks vs the real plague on the planet

Earlier today I read a story that made my blood boil. In America there are guys who filmed shooting a shark and dragging it behind their speed boat. 378 more words


Cringe: (v) to cower in fear

My last name is spelled C-R-I-N-G.

Throughout my entire life, people have mispronounced it as C-R-I-N-G-E.

Though I try to be understanding, I do not comprehend why they don’t see that the pronunciation is merely “ring” with a C in front—Cring. 200 more words

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The African Division

“Man, what are you talking about? Me in chains? You may fetter my leg but my will, not even Zeus himself can overpower.” – Epictetus…

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Ye Jacobites By Name

What is a name? It is a label we use to define a subject. It provides a convenient definition – shorthand. It has been useful for human tribes for as far back as we can know using “Us” and “Them.” Human history abounds with examples too numerous to mention, and I will use many here. 1,020 more words



The pain of nakedness
In the Mediaeval morning
Bitter as the sweet dew
Where heartbeats flower
From the amnesia of clothing
In the single heartbreak… 182 more words

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