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My Dark Side

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Poems on personal selfishness, greed and other unsavory emotions.

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John Dewey Page on DMOZ

Posted on Nov 2, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

My personal John Dewey page is now listed on DMOZ.

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john dewey dmoz

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

Pursuing Happiness

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays relating to the topic of happiness.

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Skeptical Philosophy

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays on my belief systems.

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Saying Goodbye to Dad

Newsletter, July 27, 2013
Posted on Jul 27, 2013 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013

Shawn Olson's Newsletter, July 27, 2013. News about my father's death.

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newsletter, don, olson, death, family

Tweeners

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A story of a school's persecution of students.

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tweeners, the out crowd in school

The root of educational failure

Posted on Nov 17, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The reason public education suffers is because the primary participants (students and parents), do not share a love for learning.

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why schools fail, educational problems, education, curriculum

November 23, 2007 Newsletter

Posted on Nov 22, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
Otter Chasing FishSun Bear and Long Tongue

November 23, 2007 Newsletter.

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November 23, 2007 Newsletter

Insurance

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Skeptical essays about the insurance industry.

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