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Soul Triad

The most interesting piece of thinking about something you were studying for quite some time is that it seems to swirl around in the back of your mind like lemonade around a tall glass of ice. 562 more words

Meditations Of A Cynic

Update

Well, I have in a way hit a detour, delaying any short-term posting opportunities.

I am one who loves to jot down their ideas with ink and paper and continue the process along the drafting process. 101 more words

Is There Any Truth in Alternate Dimensions?

FRINGE’S Alternate New Yorks

Sci-Fi producers and audiences love the theme of alternate, parallel dimensions that are just a smidge off from the one we inhabit. 258 more words

Essays

The Third Rail

The Third Rail

I created this site for my own purposes more than anything else.  I write a lot, both fiction and non-fiction, and across a range of subjects.  187 more words

Criticism

Touching Base

Quite some time has passed since I last posted; featuring significant turning points in my life.

I’ve become tired of people’s characters in my life. They are around only if they feel they can control the situation or you. 95 more words

dissatisfaction (insane rant)

You get this feeling, a general atmosphere, that we are all waiting for something catastrophic to happen. I don’t know if this is just me or more people feel this way, but there is this sense that we’re all just treading water and silently accepting the state of things because we know we are materially well off and we know it is unsustainable so we want to enjoy it while we can, but we also know that there will be a tipping point. 374 more words

Rant

John Taylor Gatto: Why Public Education Cripples Our Kids

This is going to be short.  I’m in a rush.  But I really want to share it.

John Taylor Gatto was a veteran teacher (an award-winning teacher) before he became an author and lecturer.   640 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers