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Jan 16

Coming Out of the Tardis (Pt. 3)

The Tale of a Sci-Fi Soldier My battle buddies don’t ask, and I don’t tell.  It’s an uncomfortable situation, but it’s worked out so far.  Unfortunately, most people in my unit will never know the “real” me. Other Soldiers may know that I don’t like to drink Monster energy drinks, but would rather drink tea (well, …

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Aug 15

The New American Aristocracy

"Money is not the root of all evil…ignorance is the root of all evil. People do cruel and foolish things for money because they feel oppressed by a sense of lack…” – Alan Cohen If the rich would be kings… They should by start acting like nobility. Back in medieval times, there was a concept …

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Aug 05

What is the Matrix?

“The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.“ — Chuck …

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Jun 28

Why I’m not scared of the dark…

The Last Frontier is calling…with a silent and twinkling ringtone. It's a collect call; will you accept the charges? Many socio-cultural anthropologists I talk with frequently lament that there is no longer a frontier.  A hidden place, far from the known; where new and unique cultures and civilizations can still exist… Thanks to cheap, fast, …

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Jun 24

Who was that Masked Man in the Invisible Mask?

Protecting your Pseudo-Anonymity in the Social Media Frontier According to Danial Solove, a professor at the George Washington University Law School, anonymity is OK, as long as it's "traceable." I don't have a doctorate degree…but isn't "traceable anonymity" a bit of an oxymoron? The professor claims that, “The loss of anonymity might make many people …

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