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My Thoughts

I've been (mostly) silently watching your comments and some of them make me sick to my stomach. You want to know why girls/woman don't come forward at the time? You. Men (and women) like you who doubt and deny and blame the girl for what happened to them. Fear and shock can prevent you from… Continue reading My Thoughts

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Recommended

Go see the Adjustment Bureau. Right now. Just go. Trust me. It was quite good. Now for the spoiler-ish alert. If you haven't seen it, don't read on, or do, because it's not really very spoilery. Ok, so the movie has me thinking about the whole idea of free will and what does that really… Continue reading Recommended

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Questioning Everything

In a world of complexity and contradiction, apathy has become a sort of survival technique. How could you face the evening news without it? Another famine, another flood, another terrorist attack - if we truly identified with the pain and suffering of others, it would paralyze us. And so our apathy extends not only to… Continue reading Questioning Everything

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In Memory of Columbine High

Today is April 20th, 2006 .  Seven years ago this nation was rocked by the tragedy of Columbine High School.  I was a high school sophomore in Smalltown, Missouri and the waves of fear and sadness stretched out from Littleton , Colorado , and forever changed my way of looking at things.  Columbine could have… Continue reading In Memory of Columbine High

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Such Saddness

the news last night as they reported that twelve of thirteen miners in West Virginia had been found alive. I went to bed sad for that one man's family - to know that he was the only one that didn't make it. Knowing they would spend years wondering why he couldn't have survived as well.… Continue reading Such Saddness