Tag Archives: Reality

The Art of Morality

Recently I’ve been re-watching my least favorite Star Trek show, Voyager. In part because it’s the last of the series’ that I haven’t watched again and in part I’m a glutton for punishment. I’ve realized what it is about the … Continue reading

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Strange Times, Mister Doctor

Having finally gotten around to seeing the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I have some thoughts on Doctor Strange. The Good The basic requirement of any medium of entertainment is entertainment. If you get bored during a movie … Continue reading

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In the Criminal Justice System…

Found guilty — at least in the press — of a crime they didn’t commit. Vilified in the media and public. Falsely accused. It makes for gripping drama. It also makes for tragic reality. I could just as easily be … Continue reading

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Looking Back In…

There are a lot of beautiful places in the UK. Coventry is not one of them. I wish I had paid more attention to that when I decided to go to school there. Sure, there are nice parts like anywhere, … Continue reading

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Maintaining Relevance

It’s always nice to feel prescient and relevant when writing. There’s almost nothing worse than feeling out-of-touch with my audience or society around me. A few recent articles and events have happened over the last few weeks to make me … Continue reading

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American Spies

I considered writing a review of the first episode new season of Game of Thrones for this week’s post. Or course I watched it and am eagerly awaiting the rest of the episodes. It’s interesting finally being in the dark … Continue reading

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The Wire: The Best Documentary Show In Drama

I’m years late to the party, but I just finished watching HBO’s The Wire. I’ve never seen a show like it, and it was fantastic. For those who haven’t seen it, it’s a police drama about trying to catch drug … Continue reading

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Last Week, A QB Threw A Touchdown On A Wire In Panama

This week, I’m going to use my academic background to tie together disparate elements of society into one idea. As a PhD student I had to combine multiple, often contradictory, sources to form one coherent thesis. I’m harnessing this training … Continue reading

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The Doors of Perception

As we enter this new year, I thought it might be a good time to take back up the world of blogging after last year’s prolonged absence. Mostly I stopped as I was experiencing some hectic personal issues. But with … Continue reading

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