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Archive for October, 2008

Metaphor U

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Ok, maybe I was a little hard on metaphor in my last post.  Metaphor is one of the most potent ways of demonstrating a new or difficult to explain phenomenon.  They are meta-stories.  “Once upon a time, there was a pig.  And some weird guy decided he didn’t like the look of that pig, and […]

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Losing it just a little

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Surfing, surfing, surfing… I came across a McCain quote from a rally yesterday, on MSNBC: “Sen. Obama is more interested in controlling who gets your piece of the pie than he is in growing the pie,” McCain told a crowd of several thousand.” YOU DON’T GROW PIE!!!!!!!! I yelled this at my computer. Yes, it […]

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Meta-review of W.

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Luke:  (indicates the tree)  What’s in there? Yoda:  Only what you take with you. A memorable opening to a classic oedipal scene, in a movie about evil empire.  But I’m not referencing it to allude to the main theme of W., but to warn you and all reviewers that when you go see W., you […]

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Nothing intelligent to say

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

about last night’s debate.  Boooo-ring.  I just felt like 1)  I know Obama’s positions for the most part and did not think I would learn anything new there 2) don’t trust McCain to tell me anything, and did not feel like trying to summon benefit of doubt, 3) know that the debate format demands a […]

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Muffins

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Debate, blah blah blah.  Again, partisans claim victory, undecideds swing 2:1 for Obama/Biden.  I should be happy.  But I hate the discourse, I really do, and I’m as grumpy as I was before the debate.  Two comments – Here’s Sarah Palin, buying a cheeseburger – “When I as an American are faced with the decision, […]

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