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What’s Been Overcome

In my attempt to express how I think that we’ve forgotten all that we’ve overcome. An attempt spurred by the odd explosions of dumb passion from peasant to president. In this attempt I came away with something more like a poetic notion.  I rather…

The Gentleman Defined

img src: http://www.foodiggity.com/tag/mr-t/ An Exploratory Series The subtitle for my last post was: a gentleman complains. So what is a gentleman? Well traditionally a gentleman is someone whose family had money and thus could afford to fop about and look posh. That is not…

Action is Cheap

A Gentleman Complains There’s a lot of talk. There’s always a lot of talk. Some of the talk oddly enough is about the fact that there’s too much talk. Which is funny because the ostentatiously busy are ever willing to pause and talk about…

Rootless – (Book Teaser)

Advisory: Language, locker-room banter, Germans, tobacco use. Smoking is bad folks. Arthur Carter watched the fly. It’s translucent wings granted rainbow chromaticism by the glow of his monitor. In an instant the six legged nuisance was hovering inches from his face. “I see you…

Oddit # 15 – The Chesapeake Bay Story should be Common Knowledge

In this episode I discuss how hydrology should be common knowledge because of water’s central role in all our lives. I was very surprised by my own ignorance of the extent of pollution and the number of effects polluted water has on everything from…

Content Creation – The Art and Ethic

Introduction I am still not entirely certain as to why I feel so abashed. I don’t want to write about my experiences. Even though one is told to write what one knows. But I will let that reticence go now. There’s no reason not…

Oddit # 14 – Platform Ethics ~ Google, YouTube, and the Marketplace of Ideas

Companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are ubiquitous. They are ubiquitous to the point that they can almost be considered public utilities. These sites depend on user generated content to make money. As such their algorithms and practices should be set up to reward…