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Why I believe in free will

Posted on Sep 1, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Why a skeptic believes in free will.

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free will, metaphysics, belief

My Cool Graphics

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

This is my most fantastic art ever (by Ethan Olson).

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cool graphics

Cultural Cataracts

Posted on Nov 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A personal conversation about the challenges facing educational and cultural progress in the face of overwhelming ignorance and myopia.

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parenting, education, society, culture

Something Got Lost

Posted on Aug 4, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

A poem remembering my dear mother.

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loss, family, death, time, poetry, mom

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

Crazy Neighbor

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 | Last Updated Aug 9, 2016
Dana and the Skunkhayden and skunkchild plays with skunkdana carries skunkskunk

A little story about a crazy neighbor.

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neighbors, skunks, pole cat

Thanks for Support

Posted on Aug 15, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

The Olson family appreciates all the support from our friends and family.

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family friend support, personal hardship, site updates

Fantasy, Furry and Mythos Art by Rebecca Kemp

Posted on Nov 6, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Fantasy, Furry and Mythos Art by Rebecca Kemp

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fantasy art, furry, anthro, cthulhu mythos

Society's sentiment towards evolution

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

People argue against evolution all the time when they've never read about it.

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anti-evolutionism, evolution, evolutionary misconceptions

Andrew Penry

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

A note on my friend Andrew Penry.

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andrew penry biography by shawn olson
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