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Paul S. R. Chisholm
Attended Ohio University (Honors Tutorial College), University of Wisconsin - Madison
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I went to a "Weird Al" Yankovic concert on Tuesday night. This was my second-favorite song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc
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"TL;DR: The phrase 'Black lives matter' carries an implicit 'too' at the end; it's saying that black lives should also matter. Saying 'all lives matter' is dismissing the very problems that the phrase is trying to draw attention to."

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Actually I can only speak to what I was intending which was not what you are saying I was intending, which, of course, is the whole point of this discussion.  Right?  What BLM intends is exactly what it intends and to speak about it as if it is up for debate or opinion is a big FAT category error.  I do agree with your resistance to redefinition as well as your characterization of subsuming association.  What is needed is fundamental understanding, which is painfully absent in the agenda-based media, hence the big FAT period.  By leaving a statement right where it is uttered one is forced to deal with the context in which it was uttered without over or undertones.  Clarity is only possible when you consider the source within its original context.  There is much to be learned if we can come to this point as a society.

Finally, just this morning, I was thinking about how there is an automatic reaction in today's society to cast everything in terms of bleak opposition (you will never be like me) or subsumed co-opting (you have always been exactly like me).  There is almost never a conversation about how much all humans have in common and whether that can be a basis for normalization.  It's deeply disturbing to me and always has been.  This mindless disparate point is what I have dedicated my life to eradicating.  I am not advocating the eradication of dissonance or even the right to defer or disagree.  What I am saying is that concentration upon the automatic assumption that there is a friend and an enemy is only going to blow this planet to shreds.  Humanity has to begin to find common ground as a basis for addressing what marginalization even means.  This would be the deep understanding I am referring to.  I hope that helps to clarify what I was trying to say.
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Comfort IN, vent OUT.

"Draw a circle. This is the center ring. In it, put the name of the person at the center of the current trauma.... Now draw a larger circle around the first one. In that ring put the name of the person next closest to the trauma.... Repeat the process as many times as you need to. In each larger ring put the next closest people.... When you are done you have a Kvetching Order.... The person in the center ring can say anything she wants to anyone, anywhere. She can kvetch and complain and whine and moan and curse the heavens ... Everyone else can say those things too, but only to people in larger rings. When you are talking to a person in a ring smaller than yours, someone closer to the center of the crisis, the goal is to help."

http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/07/opinion/la-oe-0407-silk-ring-theory-20130407
When Susan had breast cancer, we heard a lot of lame remarks, but our favorite came from one of Susan's colleagues. She wanted, she needed, to visit Susan after the surgery, but Susan didn't feel...
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very informative, and well done! 
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Sharing because the original devolved into a debate with a troll.-(
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I finally started watching Daredevil this week. I'm only through the first five episodes. Dark and bloody aren't usually my things, but so far it's compelling.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daredevil_(TV_series)
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The fight scene at the end of episode 2 was incredible. I also don't often go for fight sequences, but wow.
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Nine cents to buy on Kindle? Seriously?

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The Color Purple - Kindle edition by Alice Walker. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Color Purple.
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Great price!
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(Geek interest) July 4: Save 50% on all Manning eBooks. Use code dotd070414tw

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's experience with miscarriage is not a rare one.
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once you mention you've had one, everyone else shares similar stories. In reality, 4/5 fertilizations do not result in a baby, most of those 4 lost aren't even noticed by the mother. 
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"You need to learn to do research on the Internet if you're going to worry about stuff you receive on the Internet." From my friend +Dave Tutelman.

http://www.tutelman.com/misc/tech/ChickenLittle.php
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It happens all the time online. You see a piece of misinformation in your Facebook newsfeeds, and helpfully point out that no, Snopes has already debunk...
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After calling for more transparency and less harassment on Reddit, executives let go of one of the only routes to let executives know about the site’s rampant harassment and abuse.
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Software developer / manager; formerly with dynamicsoft/Cisco, Ascend/Lucent, AT&T Bell Labs, now at Google.
Education
  • Ohio University (Honors Tutorial College), University of Wisconsin - Madison
    Physics, 1975 - 1978
  • Ohio University
    Math, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Computer Science, 1979 - 1981
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