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In my youth, I read a remarkable amount of science fiction, the majority of which was fairly safe and non-confrontational fare. In the summer of 1984, as an impressionable and naive 18-year-old, I was urged by a friend to read Iain Banks’ 1,443 more words
I’m gonna make this post real simple.
What an active shooter bulletin should look like on informative news outlets:
A suspect opened fire at (facility, event, etc.) in (town), (state) today at approximately (time). 556 more words
There’s a difference between giving your energy to something and paying attention. It can be hard to distinguish sometimes, since these days there are things screaming at us all the time to “look at me” and “pay attention to me” and so forth. 953 more words
First Hurricane Harvey, now Hurricane Irma, next week Hurricane Jose, and even Hurricane Katia is being teased. Cities have been destroyed, lives have been lost, hundreds of billions of dollars in damages are being tallied. 1,384 more words