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Major Directory Changes at ShawnOlson.Net

Posted on Sep 8, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Topics pages now only list articles by Shawn Olson and very close friends and family.

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Ban the Plan-O-Gram

Posted on Oct 18, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
ban the plan-o-gram

Humorous call for the downfall of the Plan-O-Gram.

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plan-o-gram, planogram

The Paradox of Cultural Relativism

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

An skeptical essay on the paradox of cultural relativism when taken to an extreme. My stance is that cultural relativism is only valid in a limited scope and should not be used to justify barbaric and supertitious societies.

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cultural relativism, paradoxical relativism

Privacy Policy: Another Look

Posted on Aug 22, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay on our right to privacy and government spying.

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privacy rights, right, spying government

Renaissance Man

Posted on Mar 17, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay on the extinction of the Renaissance Man or polymath in human history.

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renaissance man, polymath, society, knowledge

February 26, 2005 Newsletter

Posted on Feb 25, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

February 26, 2005 Newsletter.

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February 26, 2005 Newsletter

Smart Kids in Distress

Posted on Mar 8, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Advice for young artists and free thinkers struggling in high school.

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high school advice, education, artists, creative thinkers, talented kids

Shane Christopher Webb

Posted on Dec 31, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Some words on my friend Chris Webb.

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shane christopher webb, chris webb

Bruce Lee's Philosophy

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 27, 2011

A review of Bruce Lee's philosophical outlook.

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bruce lee philosophy, bruce lee legacy

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

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

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education
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