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Archives for October, 2012

The Searchers

Shadow to shadow each solitary soul listening for the beat in the dark of another heart …

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The Question of Time Travel: From Movies and TV Shows to Philosophy

I remember a couple of years ago China (I mean the People’s Republic of China, of course) banned time travel movies. For some reason, at least in Eastern Cinema (I’m not sure about the rest, I haven’t been watching new stuff from Hollywood & co – but I did see at least a high-profile movie […]

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Immigration Rights

In this U.S. presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the subject of ‘immigration reform’ is often raised. I feel that what they should really be talking about is ‘immigration rights” and how one qualifies for them. You see, immigration is an issue I have come to know a lot about in recent years…

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Sunday

Kites with streamers, fast moving clouds, rain on the horizon, the wind sings a song. Dancing, the paper diamond on the end of my string pirouettes in the heavens. Church bells ring.

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