Identity Politics

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On October 10, 2004
A former student actually paid attention to one of my 10 minute diversion/rants on the use of the term “identity politics.” I know because she kindly sent me a link to this excellent blog post on the subject. I know that blog posts over a year old are never read and linked to (unless we’re proving […]

Abstruse

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On October 9, 2004

I’m not going to try to tell you that Jacques Derrida wasn’t an “abstruse theorist.” The appropriateness of this adjective would be a perfectly appropriate subject of debate, a

John Howard has won re-election! This means that Australia’s contingent will remain to fight for freedom, order, and the Anglo-Saxon way in Iraq! On bended knee, I thank God for the fierce fighting spirit of our brothers down under. They know to stay the course; they know what kinds of sacrifices are needed. Just as we […]

My Home Town

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On October 7, 2004
My home town, where I lived from birth through my 18th birthday, is Port Angeles, Washington. It’s certainly in a beautiful part of the country, and all in all it was a decent place to grow up. Still, my feelings about the place are decidedly mixed: it’s a grim industrial town that’s been mired in […]
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