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Michael C. Rush
Attended University of Arizona
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Life's an audition for a no-show.
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The willing
Seeing what people are willing to do to survive a day, a year, can we even begin to conceive of what they would do to survive a thousand, a million years?
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Most disputes
Most disputes are born at boundaries.
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On Buddhism
Half of Buddhism is brilliant observation. The other half is rationalization and obfuscation (which still puts it far ahead of all other "religions").
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Times (Blofeld)
However much a hermit may on the whole prefer solitude, there must surely be times when memories of worldly joys, either experienced or once longed for, temporarily disturb his serenity. John Blofeld
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If my experience is typical, as children of six or seven we feel joy and sorrow, we love and even hate, as intensely as we ever can. From this age onward, mental growth increases our ability to reason and plan but hardly our capacity to feel. Perhaps, ind...
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Atheism is as natural as religion, new research suggests, throwing doubt onto the notion humans are preprogrammed to believe in deities. A new study by the University of Cambridge has discovered that, contrary to popular belief, vast swathes of the ancient world did not believe in Gods
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  • University of Arizona
  • Louisiana State University
  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • International School - Manila
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LibraryBox: kickstarting the next version of a self-contained wireless l...
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LibraryBox is a library-oriented version of the PirateBox project -- a little, self-contained wireless router with on-board storage that you

Bookstore in a train-car
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Here's a mouth-watering set of photos from La caverne aux livres, a bookshop in Auvers-Sur-Oise, north of Paris. The store is in a converted

A Test to Measure How Rational You Really Are
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Standard IQ tests are problematic on many levels — not least, because they do very little to tell us about the quality of our thinking. Look

Pixar will make fewer sequels
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Pixar's latest films have been terrific, but not quite up to the standard of Classic Pixar. And with sequels to Monsters Inc., Cars and Find

Reading as Resistance: The Taksim Square Book Club
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This is a beautiful slideshow of citizens in Istanbul silently reading in Taksim Square as part of the ongoing resistance movement. Thousand

Susan Schultz Adds to ‘Contemporary American Poetry’ Debate
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On the Tinfish Editor’s Blog, Susan Schultz writes about Mark Edmundson’s article, “Poetry Slam: The Decline of American Verse,” forthcoming

America hates pornoscanners
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Two and a half years after the TSA rolled out the nation's pornoscanners, they finally got around to fulfilling their legal obligation to as

Major sporting events are corrupt and corrupting
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AirShowFan sez, "Insightful article about the protests in Brazil, which make clear that it's absurd for a government to spend billions in pu

No-Fly list doesn't fly with judge
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Things seem to be going well at the ACLU's day in court over the no-fly list. The judge is pretty skeptical at the idea that using secret cr

Tomorrow: PLEASE Help Save the New York Public Library
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Must read: Susan Bernofsky calls our attention to the movement to save the New York Public Library at her blog Translationista: I cannot str

The Page - poetry, essays, ideas: Rebecca Hazelton Pleiades
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An online digest of new poems and new writing about poetry, poetics, ideas, language, essays, literature, criticism, analysis, arts, letters

Beautiful Churches That Have Been Converted into Secular Buildings
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What happens to churches whose religious residents have left? Often, they become a bit more secular. Here are some of the most gorgeous and

Poetry Essay #2: Careerism Versus the Work at Hand
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Other than that, remember you are going to die, no matter how many awards you win, and you will spend large parts of your life forgetting th

NYT uses work of journalist covering Manning hearings, refuses to call h...
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Alexa O'Brien, the independent journalist who has been doggedly covering the Bradley Manning case and has been in court every day at Ft.

Turnkey Tyranny: Surveillance and the Terror State
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"By exposing NSA programs like PRISM and Boundless Informant, Edward Snowden has revealed that we are not moving toward a surveillance state

700+ Texans ask lawmakers to hear
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Over 700 Texans gathered in their legislature to testify before the state government about the impact of Texas's pending omnibus abortion bi

Remembering Richard Matheson
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Yesterday, we learned that the great Richard Matheson, who helped bring an amazing maturity and cleverness to fabulist storytelling, had pas

What's the best movie that failed at the box office?
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We were depressed to hear early predictions that Pacific Rim would be a box office bomb. Let's hope it's not true — but there have been plen

This freaky lizard lived in an isolated desert 250 million years ago
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Whoa, get a load of this thing. It’s called Bunostegos — a cow-sized pareiasaur that roamed an ancient desert of Pangea during the Upper Per

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