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Glenn W. Butler
Works at Thomson-Reuters Corporation
Attended Southern Connecticut State University
Lives in Stratford, CT
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"It's worth noting how a myth can penetrate a national imagination. It even reaches into the science fiction."
'John Carter' and the echoes of the Civil War
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This is one of the best cases I've seen for getting a pet. If I keep reading things like this I'll be sorely tempted to move up my plans for the end of the year...
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Super Mario Bros. and the anthropic principle. Also: are video games intelligently designed?
On video games and the anthropic principle.
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Coates has a way of cutting directly to the point, and making it a deep cut. When we talk about other people's circumstances, let's not just use them to flatter ourselves.
Thinking hypothetically, it is easy to say you would have acted better than a slave master if you had lived in the antebellum south; or escaped poverty if you grew up in an inner city in more modern t...
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Ahhh, now that's better.
Reduces margins on the new Google Reader layout, Changes link colors to something legible, add visible box around post, hide top header and bar, hide feed title
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On sharing something with one's friends without rubbing their faces in it. (The eternal rule comes to mind: Don't Be a Douchebag.)
There's a post up on the Times' Parenting blog about how to tell a friend struggling with infertility that you're pregnant:
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Listen to this podcast. Go. (After the Milgram section toward the beginning, which I admit is fairly standard.)
Cruelty, violence, badness... This episode of Radiolab, we wrestle with the dark side of human nature, and ask whether it's something we can ever really understand, or fully escape.
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A writer travels to Afghanistan in search of art, shortly after the US invasion.
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I swear to you, this will be a bookshelf...sometime after the rush of moving is done with.
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  • Southern Connecticut State University
    English, 2002 - 2006
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  • Thomson-Reuters Corporation
    Production Operator, 2007 - present
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