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Inevitable Symmetry

Consumed with fury while lying exhausted in bed, Coughing, wheezing, with perspiration on his head. Three days’ pay lost with children to nourish, Guilt and sorrow hindering his body to flourish. “This is simply not right,” he instinctively thought. “Losing subsistence over a condition unsought. It is immoral and unjust that I lie here in …

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A Review of Wool by Hugh Howey (Spoilers)

My fondness for science-fiction stories is as deep-seated as my affection for fresh air or delectable food–practically inherent–and despite my cheerful demeanor, I find myself oddly drawn to the macabre subgenre of dystopian thrillers.  After perusing review sites and weighing contenders, I decided to read Wool, a five-part, self-published work by Hugh Howey and the …

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Supporting Injustice through Passivity

“Bullies may be the perpetrators of evil, but it is the evil of passivity of all those who know what is happening and never intervene that perpetuates such abuse.” - Philip Zimbardo Prior to dawn, I started to run on my customary route along the local highway. Shortly thereafter, I noticed what appeared to be …

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