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dragons and dungeons

A clash of civilizations? Certainly an odd juxtaposition; the people of the book, the covenant on Mt. Sinai with the people outside the pale of settlement with any monotheistic religion. But, on a social and cultural level,┬áChina is a country … Continue reading

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a bigger bang: head shots and dumbing down

Blame it on bourgeois ethics? Is the successful t.v. series The Big Bang Theory merely insulting in its violence; a violence which may be an endemic cultural trait within middle-class values, that repository of conservatism and arch determination to maintain … Continue reading

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in the crease of ideology

Its a convenient truth to blame last week’s Stanley Cup violence in Vancouver of professional anarchists, Black Bloc, little criminals and so on; like Bashar al-Assad blaming outside forces for ruining a pristine and utopic Syrian society. The truth is … Continue reading

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