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Cyrus Hall
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It has been a slow last few months, the way time always seems to be when it's full of variety rather than intense drive. Sadly, my back has been full of intense pain, from general soreness during the day, to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
Justice is an interesting word. It serves as the front man for a number of different and sometimes incompatible concepts: revenge, retribution, restoration, fate, fairness, equality. In everyday use it often boils down to a sense of cosmic righteousness, a... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
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There is much to be said about the Western and Arab intervention in Libya, but it's 3:00 in the morning and sleep is closing in fast. Instead, three quick comments: This is a war of choice. As such, it would... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
Some thoughts and stories about what is arguably the largest inequality remaining in the world: the sexual intimidation of women. This piece wasn't written specifically for International Women's Day, but the coincidence in timing is certainly appropriate. 7:12. Shit. Her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
Two weeks ago I attempted to give a brief account of how society, particularly American society, applies democratic ideals differently to domestic and foreign policy. You can read that post here. I'm not sure I really succeeded at getting the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
What would your biography look like if it was written by Google? Would Google emphasize the same aspects of your character and life story that you would? If a set of court cases currently working their way through the Spanish... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
A little over a month ago Wikileaks began to release U.S. State Department diplomatic cables and politicians cried. Previously, Wikileaks had released U.S. Army SIGACT reports, detailing nearly every engagement in Afghanistan since the invasion, and politicians cried. Before that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at Accidental Blogger
I have been meaning to write something substantial for my first post to Accidental Blogger, but my brain has been roasting at a pleasant 39°C (that's 102°F for the Imperialists) for a large portion of the past week. It has... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2010 at Accidental Blogger
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