Tag Archives: WWII

Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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2016 Television

February 29, 2016 Television The Walking Dead has returned from its mid-season. It seemed that people either loved it or hated it. Though they some inconsistencies, like them starting out walking during the day and seemingly not getting very far … Continue reading

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Nuclear

January 28, 2016 Nuclear The past couple of weeks have been nuclear in nature. I thought it fitting since I was writing about the natural nuclear explosion over Tunguska and watching the TV show Manhattan about the first Atomic Bomb. … Continue reading

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J.R.R Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien once said, “One of my strongest opinions that investigation of an author’s biography is an entirely vain and false approach to his works” And it is true that by looking strictly at the events of his … Continue reading

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Ubermensch

December 14, 2013 Ubermensch Ubermensch is loosely translated as Superman. However, a better translation might be Beyond Human. To Nietzsche the Ubermensch is the goal of humanity—a sort of Bodhisattva or Christ-Consciousness for the Atheist and Anarchist. And yes, the … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words: Betty Morjanna Will

Betty Morjana Will’s Life Story         My date of birth was December 26, 1934.  I was born at home, on East Smiley Avenue, Shelby Ohio.  My parents were Faith Miller Hoak and Thorton H. Hoak.  I had two older … Continue reading

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar August 10, 1990 I had a dream about Mark-Paul Gosselaar.  He was the star of the hit teen show Saved by the Bell, which I watched on Saturday mornings.  Though I liked him and thought he was cute, … Continue reading

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