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Education, Classrooms and Kids

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays discussing dilemmas facing the modern American classroom.

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Modern American Insanity

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Semi-facetious discussions on inconsistencies or deficiencies in on modern American life.

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Insurance

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Skeptical essays about the insurance industry.

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We Need Science

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays on the need to prioritize science in our everyday lives--and to focus on science in our schools.

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Privacy Rights Essays

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays I've written regarding various civil liberties and privacy. Some have proven controversial.

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It Takes A Village

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays on community life, parenting and modern society.

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Media Studies

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 6, 2018

Articles about modern society, media, journalism, propaganda and information in the Internet Age.

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Notes From Cali

Posted on May 27, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Words from a friend absentia.

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The Paradox of Cultural Relativism

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

An skeptical essay on the paradox of cultural relativism when taken to an extreme. My stance is that cultural relativism is only valid in a limited scope and should not be used to justify barbaric and supertitious societies.

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My failed faith

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

The evolution of Shawn Olson's views on faith, religion and ethics.

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