A Bright Spot in Louisiana: Privatizing Education

Amidst the doom and gloom of the most recent economic meltdown, combined with the abysmal unemployment numbers, and topped with Bloomberg’s idiotic plan to prohibit the sale of sugary sodas larger than 16 ounces (I hope and plan to write about all these in the near future), there remain a few bright spots on the …

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Deconstructing Deconstructionism: Exploring a philosophy that undermines itself

If authors write with biases, and the words they use don’t have any real, absolute meaning in the first place, how should one go about reading and interpreting literature? Deconstructionism says that each and every text has multiple meanings with multiple equally valid but also incompatible and contradictory interpretations.

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A Legal Adult

So, I was posting the essay I wrote a month ago on my blog, and just sorta poking around, as I have not spent much time on my blog lately. As I was browsing, I realized that the lil’ green text under “The Right Perspective” is no longer accurate, since I am now eighteen years …

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The Importance of Free Speech in Academia

An essay I wrote for a contest a month ago… The right to free speech is almost universally accepted as a basic, essential right of man. From the ancient Greek philosophy that the right to free speech is critical to a free society, to today’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizing freedom of expression as …

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