The Misfortune Of Knowing
Shortly after the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five Dallas police officers in July, I wrote:
It’s times like these when I retreat into books, into the comforting fiction that helps me hide from our hate-filled world.
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I think it is important to understand how philosophical progress is attained, and how it continues without being noticed. True philosophical progress in a society is unnoticed because when it is adapted it becomes normal. 366 more words
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Turning over pebbles
‘Average’ is not a word we like. We strive for success, we aim for excellence, internet quotes exhort us to ‘shoot for the moon – even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars’. 426 more words
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Mercy & Grand
Why are all the ladies crying?
If you’ve been watching the Democratic convention this week, you’ve seen a lot of women in the audience with tears streaming down their faces. 1,096 more words
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Challenge: Write a short paragraph (100 words or less) daily on a topic beginning with the sequential letter of the alphabet.
Astronomical zeniths are easy enough to calculate; it’s the metaphorical ones that get tricky. 87 more words
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The last two weeks have been extremely intense, but I’m kind of… thriving? With job applications, presentations/assignments (6 of them!), and work, it’s been pretty wild. 118 more words
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32823828, -109716298 Weather Station
I started this project with one goal in mind, to build a weather station. I found one that I really liked however it was only sold outside of the United States. 1,287 more words
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