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Insight On the Work of Anger and De-Humanization

August 11, 2015 by

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In recent weeks, nothing has angered my wife and I as much as our neighbor taking the parking space in front of our house. For one, they have 7 cars.  Second, we are now limited to only one side of the street for parking.  Third, they leave an SUV full of junk, that they never […]

A Set of Ideas that Rocked My Political Orientation as a Republican-Leaning Teenager

November 6, 2013 by

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“There is no such thing as a “black” and “white” world.” “There is no such thing as those ‘eeeee-vil’ men.” “There is no such thing as “good guys” or “bad guys.” I remember that it was in an AOL chatroom about politics in the year 2000 where I realized, well, I guess I’m on the […]

Godhatesfags.com/Westboro Baptist Church Is Fake, Don’t Take Them Seriously

December 28, 2012 by

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I think. “Fake” in the sense that I’m not sure that those people actually believe what they say out in public. By this post, I think everyone from the white house petition to anon should take everything Westboro Baptist Church does with a “grain of salt.” Basically, this is a post arguing not to take […]

Easy-to-Follow Trajectories: The Answer to Why I Care So Much About Sports

August 15, 2012 by

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In December of 2011, I was wondering:  why do I care so much about sports? Now that I have been engorged in all things pop culture since that time, while staying somewhat abreast of Anthro, Philosophy theory, I have come across a major realization:  we care about sports, celebrities’ personal lives because we generally like […]

Critical Thoughts on the Racial Composition of Some Popular TV, Movies, Radio in LA

June 27, 2012 by

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As I’ve spent more time with my girlfriend the past few months, I’ve been re-immersed back into popular TV and radio. On the radio, its been 102.7 KIIS-FM and the ever-ubiquitous Ryan Seacrest in the mornings. NBC has been the main supplier of my popular TV consumption.  I watch the local news sometimes. Of the […]

Today Marks 10 Years Since I’ve Been Out of High School. Snapshots of Daily Life from 6/1/2002 and 6/1/2012.

June 1, 2012 by

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Too much has changed in my world, I don’t know if people would consider me the “same person” now, though I have doubts about how people actually “stay the same.” Snapshot of June 1, 2002 It was graduation day for Loyola High School, a Catholic all-boys College preparatory high school. I walked side by side […]

Reality Means Repetition, the Case of Jeremy Lin

May 31, 2012 by

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Nowadays, realities only seem to be thought to exist in one of three ways:  a)  if they are repeated a number of times, b)  over a “long period” of time, or c)  something happens with a large number of people. Case in point:  people (or cyborgs) on basketball message boards refusing to acknowledge Jeremy Lin […]