Monthly Archives: September 2009

Cultural Shift: Generations, Race, Technology –by Benjamin Steele

Admin note: This is just the first part of this article. You can visit Mr. Steele’s weblog for the whole: I’ve been thinking about society in terms of cultural shifts. I sense we’re in the midst of a shift or … Continue reading

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Personal Privacy – A Dangerous Concept! –by Tech Thoughts

September 21, 2009 · 5 Comments It seems rather strange to think of privacy as a dangerous concept. But governments, worldwide, would have you believe that it is, and generally have been highly effective in convincing their citizens that privacy … Continue reading

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K and K 2009 Rematch

Since I consider Chess as an art (of war), I decided to ‘guest post’ this here. Kasparov and Karpov will renew their rivalry, which started stormy ‘politically’ and personally in 1985, at Spain starting today.

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Dragged Down By The Stone -by Izaakmak

This is the message Mak sent me which I consider a preface or intro to the post. I just love this guy’s humor: Hey there, Do you have some sort of comment time-out on the Plato on-line blog? I was … Continue reading

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No Olson’s Editing for Free –satire

Here is an example of what you will get if you try to get free advice from Olson so beware: ‘Josh Olson is a professional screenwriter, and his time and experience are money. So just as the author of A History … Continue reading

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Where did the Universe come from? Part 1: Einstein’s Big Blunder -by Lori78

Where did the Universe come from? is a series of emails (just like the 7 Great Lies of Organized Religion) I have received from Mr. Perry Marshall. The reason I’m posting it here is that I want to share it … Continue reading

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Oprah for Short Stories

Oprah finally did some good to short story writers –she picked Uwem Akpan’s short story collection Say You’re One Of Them as her choice; a book about Nigerian children. This was the first time Oprah blessed a story collection. “This … Continue reading

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