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Ged the White

When people talk about people of color in fantasy, we often bring up Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea series as an important example of the type. Earthsea is wonderful and I love it, but I disagree with this characterization of it, and I’ll tell you why. 853 more words


Concerning the drift: the separation of evangelicalism

At what point does American evangelicalism become recognized as a wholly separate religion, as different from early Christianity (even post-Nicean Roman Christianity) as early Christianity was from Second Temple Judaism? 362 more words


Powering Down: towards equalization

Knowledge only becomes power in the absence of power.

Power, as exercised through force be it violence, coercion, ideology, money, or influence, is not an exercise in ignorance, is not without knowledge. 643 more words


On not being special: privilege, flags, religion

You are not special.


My thought is a wide ranging mélange of conflicting, contradictory, dissonant ideas juxtaposed to bring out the beauty of noise. There are reasons I study what I do in the ways I do it. 935 more words


We Need To Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver

This book has long since been on my radar. I’ve heard many good reviews about it, and when I found out that the theme of this book was regarding school shootings, I had made a mental note to keep an eye out for it. 551 more words



A lot of things have happened since the last post.

You already know my grandma’s dead. But I missed a week of school to go to her funeral in Jamaica. 450 more words

Introduction Hindered by Digression

Recently forced by my girlfriend I entered a competition named Why writing is important to your business success. I have always had an interest in writing, but for a long time i have done nothing about it.   140 more words