A little on The Blind Assassin

Literature, Social Issues
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From Part X on, I could not shake a great sense of disappointment that this book was not going in the direction I thought it would. It hardly needs to go in any particular direction. I don’t believe that this book, or any, is supposed to be written in any specific way. One feature that […]

Natural-Born Rapists

Social Issues
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Recently, Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, wrote a post on his blog called Pegs and Holes where he laments about how what men want is very opposed to what women want and that the natural inclinations of men are more frequently vilified than those of women. His essay ends by outlining an apocalyptic scenario where […]

Three Cups of Hoo-Boy

Literature, Social Issues

In Outside magazine‘s article “Greg Mortenson Speaks”, the interviewee addresses some of his critcs’ claims, but he doesn’t do so too thoroughly. He does admit to Three Cups of Tea containing some embellishments created by editors during the writing process, which he insists he protested. He maintains that he accidentally stumbled into Korphe after not […]

On Expelled, Expelled Exposed and Expelled Exposed Exposed!

Social Issues

If you know the movie Expelled, then you are probably also aware of the site Expelled Exposed, created by the NCSE. However, you may not be aware of the site “Expelled Exposed” Exposed! I had been waiting for some time for a rebuttal to the claims from Expelled Exposed, and apparently such a thing has […]