I is a teacher

A new semester is finally about to begin. Again, I will be teaching college political science and interpersonal communication, two separate disciplines, but two fields I am qualified to teach). Strangely enough, the two disciplines really aren’t that different from each other. While I’m looking forward to a new semester of new young (and some older) minds to educate, I’m … Read More

duaneI is a teacher

Some Thoughts on Current Events

Okay, haven’t done a recap in a bit. And I’ve been kind of busy, so here goes: 1. News of the World. Okay, I don’t know an easier way to say this, but I’m finding the whole situation with Robert Murdoch and his evil empire to be somewhat hilarious. Yes, he’s evil, and his empire is evil. And they’ve been … Read More

duaneSome Thoughts on Current Events

Several days after the Rapture didn’t happen….

There are a lot of people congratulating themselves on predicting the predictions of the crazy religious guy were not going to happen. Atheists laugh because it makes them feel, well, more justified in their belief that nothing exists, religious leaders feel better knowing that they still hold all of the cards (people can’t determine religious events without relying a church), … Read More

duaneSeveral days after the Rapture didn’t happen….

In the Worst of Times, the Common People Turn on Each Other While the Greedy Hide and Laugh

It’s turning out to be a very interesting few years lately, now that we’re heading into the decade of the recession. While an economist might argue the recession is over, another might claim it’s still in the future, and another might chime in with the idea that it’s really a depression, and yet one more might claim things have never … Read More

duaneIn the Worst of Times, the Common People Turn on Each Other While the Greedy Hide and Laugh

When it comes to issues of sex, America does not understand redemption

I’m not one to latch onto another story and then write about it, although I admit there are a lot of bloggers who do that sort of thing. But this was one issue that I found to be so significant that I felt that it needed further attention, and perhaps even more perspective. An article appeared today in Salon.com that … Read More

duaneWhen it comes to issues of sex, America does not understand redemption