Category Archives: Culture

Letter from a former Skateboard Punk Rocker

Recently, triggered by the verdict in the Oakland Shooting case, I remembered the old song “Graffiti Limbo” by Michelle Shocked, which suddenly, after so many years, seemed all too relevant and fresh and necessary. Seeing no other way to share … Continue reading

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Troubling on so many levels

…that Google’s allegedly context-aware advertising service on Gmail gives me the Advertising text: Vakre Thai jenter – – Thailandske jenter + norske menn. Se profiler og bli kontaktet-GRATIS right above an e-mail conversation with my wife. The norwegian text … Continue reading

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International Negro Day

March 8th – founded as the International Day of Women’s Struggle for equality and suffrage, has in many countries become an international women’s day, celebrating “womanhood” and showing society’s appreciation of women. In some countries, it has even degenerated to … Continue reading

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Humbler than thou!

The guys over at Cosmic Variance always have something interesting to present. This time, Sean hasĀ  for some obscure reason been surfing on the Passion For Christ Movement website. What he did there I do not know, but what he … Continue reading

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Farewell to a giant

He’d sure have hated to have those words stuck to him. Giant, legend, a truly great person. And really, it is wrong to heroize people like that. But oddly, his insistence on humility, respect and honesty was exactly what made … Continue reading

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