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Really, Really, Lost in Translation

June 1, 2010

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I saw the movie, and I didn’t understand it. I just thought it was a really dull movie where nothing really happened, but it happened in this really strange place.  Modern Japan. Okay, I still won’t go back and see Lost in Translation again, but I realize now that I have to learn much more […]

The Joys of Being Superior: The Bigot’s Soliloquy

June 1, 2010

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I like being superior, because it means I can walk by the bums on the street and not give them a dime. I like being superior, because I can buy a scrape and bow from the bums on the street for the price—to me—of two minutes labour. I like being superior, because my wife has […]

A Word About Trees & Climate Change

June 1, 2010

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Just a simple thing to say today, said here and presently because it seems to get lost in all the other messages. About trees… When George Pope Morris wrote “Woodman, spare that tree!” he was being no more than sentimental. WOODMAN, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough! In youth it sheltered me, And […]