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1B: The Future, in Fact

Black Mirror imagines a slew of possible futures. Though they tend to share similarities, like technological advancement or dystopic intimation, the values represented in each vary significantly. 442 more words

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Cave Dwellers

Every author of fiction is an amateur psychologist. Fiction is about people, and except by an unlikely accident our stories and novels can be no better than our understanding of human nature. 450 more words

Writing

The Trouble with Taking a Knee

Hell must have frozen over.

My old buddy Mike, the most rabid football fan I have ever known, stopped watching the NFL this season. 815 more words

American Flag

Erasing Race

We’ve had some outstanding Relief Society lessons in my ward this year, owing to the great teachers we have. Recently, we were talking about how to talk with people not of our faith or culture, basically how to get along with everyone without being a jerk. 1,416 more words

Mormon

Night by Elie Wiesel: a painful autobiographical writing on the life in the Nazi concentration camps, a powerful narrative on life, death and identity

Elie Wiesel, Night. Translated from the French by Marion Wiesel. In limba romana: Noaptea. Editura Corint, 2012

Published 2006 by Hill and Wang (first published 1958), 120p… 920 more words

Books Translated Into Romanian

The Great Gun Control Debate

Just because you have freedom of speech does not mean you are free to publish lies by which the public is deceived. If you own a car, that does not give you the right to break the speed limit. 503 more words

Politics

The Orville and Star Trek Discovery - Comparative review / meta commentary

I will give a virtually no-spoiler review of each one and then a comparative conclusion, based on my current view and understanding and in contemporary context of the shows emerging; what role they play, what influence they might have. 1,941 more words

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