Monthly Archives: October 2014

Weekly Thoughts 8

Spanking and a Two-Party System I recently found out that in the United States, 19 states still allow corporal punishment in school. Now I have made my opinions about corporal punishment here (quick recap: grew up with it, turned out … Continue reading

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Holloween

*This is like the first piece of fiction I’ve written in years. Hope you like it.* Fake spiders lined the walls, the Beckerman family’s way of getting into the holiday spirit. This was really unsuccessful and rather than creating that … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 7

Fear Is a Way to Make Friends Alarm. Fear. Panic. It feels at times that more than anything these are the driving narratives in our lives. The world is a mess. It’s in chaos. America is going downhill. The government … Continue reading

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Survivor San Juan Del Sur Rankings

Post-Episode 4 These rankings are done BCS style with each player ranked according to the following three categories. Their points for each ranking (which will vary week to week depending on how many contestants there are, eg. with ten people … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 6

A Personality Quiz I took a personality quiz the other day. This is something I’ve done a plethora of times and I don’t really have any good reason for taking this one. I am hardly the person to go around … Continue reading

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Survivor San Juan Del Sur Rankings

Post-Episode 3 These rankings are done BCS style with each player ranked according to the following three categories. Their points for each ranking (which will vary week to week depending on how many contestants there are, eg. with ten people … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 5

Cultivating Empathy While Rejecting the Anecdote Understanding someone’s experience is important. It puts you into their point of view – their world. You begin to grasp why they say what they say and why they do what they do. I … Continue reading

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