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Arrival: It Will Leave You With Lots to Talk About

Arrival is an engrossing, smart science fiction movie. Like most science fiction movies that are interested in science rather than chase scenes and explosions, Arrival is not about doing science, although the science is respected. It tells a story about … Continue reading

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A Mirror Darkly; Riddley Walker

The September, 2012, issue of Shambala Sun has an article in which Michael Stusser discusses the wildly over-stimulated brain. Here’s my favorite quote, “Today’s tweeting, Yelping, Flickring, Foresquaring, TripAdvising mentality generates such a carnivorous hunger for stimulation that no matter … Continue reading

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