Category Archives: Weekly Thoughts

Weekly Thoughts 14

The final two lists (best films and albums) will be released later this week, but for now the continuation of my weekly thoughts. Internet as a Human Right A few weeks back (before the endlessness of holidays and the best … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 12

Sincerity in an Age of Irony The Star Wars teaser was released last week and if it was any indication of how the film will turn out it looks to be a step in the right direction for the series. … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 11

Emojis Technological advances often bring about vast changes in the ways that we communicate; this, in turn, often brings large cultural changes. With any form of cultural change there is a resistance both to the technology and to the unique … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 10

The Hate-Read I have a confession to make. I struggle too. I am an advocate for building up cognitive dissonance within the self, creating the ability to accept the tension between what you believe to be true and taking in … Continue reading

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Weekly Thoughts 9

How to Stop a Dictator: Read This Blog The other day I listened to this podcast, Benjamin Walker’s Theory of Everything, part of the Radiotopia network (who, by the way, has some of the best storytelling podcasts out there and … Continue reading

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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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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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