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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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The Anguished Mind

Posted on Jan 21, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

"The Anguished Mind" image... from sketch to graphic.

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De_Weldonsquare-- Counter-Strike Map

Posted on Jan 14, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A custom Counter-Strike map by Shawn Olson.

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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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Information Overload

An Over-Abundance of Information in the Information Age
Posted on Apr 4, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

An essay on the trends on the Internet that cause an explosion of information that is often antithetical to the ideals of democracy and progress. This essay cautions parents, teachers and community leaders to be wary of every emerging media outlet.

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internet, society, media, information, data, knowledge

De_Tension Counter-Strike Map

Posted on Dec 7, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

De_Tension (for CS 1.6) is a remake of the custom hybrid Counter-Strike map csde_tension. This is not the version for Source.

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de_tension counter-strike map, cs, cstrike, custom maps, cs1.6

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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Integrating Families

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

An unpublished editorial on integrating families.

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Education in Debt

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

The assumption that a diploma means educated is not well founded.

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Chapter 3: Arrival at Jadus

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

The Orion was sent to Jadus to find Rogue 7.

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