Monthly Archives: July 2012

Life in the Village

1. World in Microcosm “Where am I?” “In the Village.” “What do you want?” “Information.” “Whose side are you on?” “That would be telling. We want information… information… information…” “You won’t get it.” “By hook or by crook we will.” … Continue reading

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All You Need to Know About Civilization….

“The rules are set to paradox, coercion and blind faith.” —Roy Harper, The Game All you need to know about civilization… …is the lyrics to Roy Harper’s epic song The Game (parts 1–5). You can say that a classic rock … Continue reading

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Framing the Debate: Change vs. Justice

Introduction “You write to change the world, knowing perfectly well that you probably can’t, but also knowing that literature is indispensable to the world. …The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even by … Continue reading

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Canada Day 2012: Pride? Or Shame?

I realize this post is way on the late side for Canada Day but I try to give myself time to ponder before I publish writing that arises from passionate emotional reactions. Added to that is the chill that is … Continue reading

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