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#BookReview of Six Lies by Ben Adams

Synopsis as provided by Amazon:

How would you feel if, one day, you discovered everything you thought you knew about your family was a fabrication? Your mother wasn’t your mother, your father was a liar and your whole upbringing was a sham. 418 more words

Book Reviews

Dawn Potter: Dear Presidential Candidates -- A Modest Proposal

Dear presidential candidates:

Yesterday morning, my 18-year-old son came up with a brilliant proposal for campaign reform. He and I spent much of our day together elaborating its details; and although the concept is still flawed and incomplete, we nonetheless believe that you should consider its advantages to both your development as sentient human beings and your credibility with the voters. 784 more words

Social Justice

Why Teachers Drink

The following questions appeared in last year’s GED examination. These are genuine answers from 18 year olds.

Q. Name the four seasons
A.. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar… 350 more words

Humor And Satire

Video: Stephen Fry gets animated about language

In this short video, produced by Matthew Rogers, Stephen Fry meditates on the use of language, touching on the work of Barthes, Chomsky, Pinker and… Eddie Izzard.

Opinion Leaders

Video: Stephen Fry on the Joys of Swearing

To those who say that swearing is unnecessary, Stephen Fry responds, “It’s not necessary to have colored socks. It’s not necessary for this cushion to be here. 32 more words

Humor And Satire

Video: Stephen Colbert -- Hey, Russia, keep your crab claws off our internet

Undersea cables that carry 95% of our internet communications are in danger of being attacked by Russia. Finally, an armageddon that will affect all of us.

Aired November 3, 2015

Opinion Leaders

Jose Padua: The Idea of Order Near the Exit to the Interstate

This morning when I got to my
local big chain coffee house I
ordered a breakfast sandwich
and the woman behind the counter
asked me my name and I said “Jose” 122 more words