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Bucket Review

So, my wife got a discount coupon for a “72-hour emergency kit,” and we decided to go with it, so I could review it here.  “For science.”  Here we go: 1,144 more words


Why I'm Fascinated by Ancient History

How History and Speculative Fiction Intersect

I’m fascinated by ancient history—the archaic and classical Mediterranean, ancient Egypt, Sumeria and Mesopotamia. Mostly, though, I love studying paleoanthropology and archaeology—the Paleo- and Neolithic periods, the evolution of human kind and our spread across the face of the planet. 599 more words

Critical Thought

In the Interim Check out These Videos...

Comrades, I’m working on a piece right now that is seeming to take longer than I thought. So, in the interim I want to share the following videos with you. 123 more words

The Downfall of Critical Thinking

Critical thinkers are born through the realisation that life is a disillusion, and that the process of self- deception is in fact our unconscious method of human extinction.  289 more words

Somebody Help Those Books...

This week, I’d like to spend a moment addressing something that’s one of my wife’s pet peeves.  It’s struck me, as well; I don’t think I feel it quite as sharply, though.  344 more words


What I Got They Used to Call the Blues…

I find myself quite saddened by the suicide of Robin Williams. Part of me can’t help but think if our society was just a little more enlightened about depression, it wouldn’t have had to happen. 808 more words

Stop Calling It a "Bookless" Library

In his critique of the new “bookless” library in Texas, Adam Feldman states the essential value of libraries and librarians better than I’ve ever been able to: 211 more words