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DyeQuote #3

“For if we’re destroyed, the knowledge is dead…We’re nothing more than dust jackets for books…so many pages to a person…”
― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451


Clean Reader app takes censorship to a new level

CNET’s Michelle Starr posted an article Thursday detailing the release of a new app that replaces dirty words with socially-acceptable ones. The app is called “Clean Reader” and it was developed by a couple who wished to appease their teenager. 904 more words


March: A Monthly Wrap-Up

Erh-ma-gerhd, it’s April (Pinch, punch, first of the month, no returns of any kind!/Happy April Fools Day!). How the heck did that happen? I’m on Easter holiday at the moment, but before long I’ll be back at school, in the summer term (!) and having down about half of my GCSE course. 868 more words

A Teen Philosophy

Ray Bradbury

“First, find out what your hero wants, then just follow him!”

– Ray Bradbury


Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451

The Illustrated Man was my previous experience of Ray Bradbury: beautiful and disturbing post-war sci-fi stories, set in our present.

Fahrenheit 451 is clearly, from the author’s various prefaces and the publisher’s blurb, a much more famous work, probably because of its theme of book-burning: it’s the lesser-known companion to… 119 more words



Since I’m still unable to properly concentrate on thinking and writing about what I’ve read these past two months (not much, really) I feel the urge to at least note down some of the thoughts I would be interested to explore further when the time and circumstances find it kind to permit: 270 more words

Spring thoughts

Got out of the house today, did some shopping and took a drive.     With it being in the 70’s early last week,  then snowing a few days ago everyone seemed to have emerged from their house on this much sunnier day like a bunch of groundhogs.   847 more words