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November 18, 2009 Newsletter

Posted on Nov 17, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
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November 18, 2009 Newsletter with a discussion on social networking sites like Facebook. Links to latest projects.

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November 18, 2009 Newsletter

The art of judging

Posted on Jan 9, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

The art of judging has been undermined by misinterpretations of historic flaws in judging.

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cultural relativism, social assessment, judging, judgment, good versus bad,

The mind and body

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

Why we need to exercise both mind and body.

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mind body, dualism

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

Houdini & Thurston

A short contrast of Howard Thurston and Harry Houdini
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Comparing America magicians Harry Houdini and Howard Thurston.

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harry houdini, ehrich weiss, howard thurston, magicians, skepticism

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

What to Believe

Posted on Jun 6, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A statement on how I approach Belief.

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beliefs, faith, skepticism, skeptic, science, religion, philosophy, metaphysics, pseudoscience

Worry Warts

Posted on Nov 30, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Essay about worry, stress and humanity. Why you should stop stressing out. There's no need.

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worry, worrying, worrisome, worries, stress

The Black Curse has Arrived

Posted on Jun 13, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

The Black Curse board game has now been converted to an online JavaScript-driven web game.

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black curse, board game, javascript, shawn olson

The Forgotten Philosopher: A Look at John Dewey

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

An essay delving into the educational philosophy of John Dewey.

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educational philosophy of john dewey, john dewey education, education, philosopher, forgotten
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