An essay about the need for more philosophy (love of wisdom) in an age of growing xenophobia.
My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.
Essay on natural rights with a focus on the Pursuit of Happiness.
de_sacrelige is a small bomb map for Counter-Strike 1.6 that was featured on CS-Nation and has become my most popular map.
Some of the problems and misconceptions surrounding modern journalism.
Essay on creative arts and the true value of art and creativity.
Photos of my dog Dewey, a golden retriever, romping in the marsh.
Poem on personal identity and the paradox between our inner self and the persona we share with the world around us.
A poem on inner emptiness that comes with a single-minded obsession with materialism.
Prejudice is a part of our world fading, but never quickly enough.
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