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Donald George Olson died at 72

Some memories and thoughts about my Dad
Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 27, 2013
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My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.

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The black, white and red of the colorblind society

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

An essay noting the state of the civil rights movement in the wake of Rosa Park's death.

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civil rights movement, rosa parks, racial tension, hatred, affirmative action, xenophobia

A World Without Pain

Posted on Sep 2, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay in reaction to the New Orleans disaster following hurricane Katrina.

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new orleans, hurricane katrina

Computer Art

Posted on Dec 12, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011
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Samples of my art designed on a computer.

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Photographing People

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

Tips on portrait photography and the challenges of photographing human subjects.

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how-to, shoot, portraits, photographing, people

Pursuit of Happiness

Posted on Oct 26, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

Essay on natural rights with a focus on the Pursuit of Happiness.

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natural rights, happiness, philosophy

Hirsch shoulda did his homework

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

A stab at E. D. Hirsch's misplaced criticism of John Dewey.

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e.d. hirsch, john dewey, educational debate

Ambitions and Weekends

Posted on Jun 9, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Essay on being self-aware and realizing that the human psyche has some hardwired contradictions and paradoxes.

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Observation on Trust in Society

Posted on Dec 10, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Essay about trust in personal lives, culture and global civilization.

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trust, trusting, trustworthy, trustworthiness

A Perspective on Futurism

Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Compilation of facts and thoughts on futurism origin and effects.

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futurism, culture
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