My main ambition as a teenager was to somehow resurrect the dark-minded writer Franz Kafka and become his girlfriend.
Category Archive: 1956
Few Americans realize it, but the United Nations is driving to take control over the Internet. You remember, the folks who want a worldwide income tax and who put Syria and Iran on their Human Rights Committee.
Some say Edward Snowden is a hero and a patriot. Others say he’s a fool and a traitor. The evidence is mounting that the guy who leaked the details about the National Security Agency’s Internet-eavesdropping program may be something more sinister – namely, a willing tool in China’s ongoing cyberwar against our nation.
When you become fluent with language, it means you can write an entry in your journal or tell a joke to someone or write a letter to a friend. And it’s similar with new technologies.
With ‘Scratch,’ you create computer programs by snapping together graphical programming blocks, much like LEGO bricks, without any of the obscure syntax and punctuation of traditional programming languages. After creating an interactive ‘Scratch’ project, you can share it on the ‘Scratch’ website, just as you would share videos on YouTube.
Film and TV are the most popular mediums in America. Literature and poetry are possibly the most under-recognized art forms.
When we say gender is performed, we usually mean that we’ve taken on a role or we’re acting in some way and that our acting or our role playing is crucial to the gender that we are and the gender that we present to the world.
The first census in 1790 asked just six questions: the name of the head of the household, the number of free white males older than 16, the number of free white males younger than 16, the number of free white females, the number of other free persons, and the number of slaves.
But there is no obvious reason for holding that some normal adults are entitled to make choices for other normal adults, as paternalists of both left and right believe.
Good friends won’t let you off the hook when you shouldn’t be let off the hook. You can let fall the masks we seem to need to survive in a cutthroat world. There is a value of truth that we typically don’t find in other parts of life.