Gravity's Rainbow

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March 24, 2011
by sarcozona
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Relatively ignorant

Sometimes I scoff at people who are ignorant of things like basic science findings (especially well reported ones). Then I find myself asking very basic questions in an unfamiliar field.

November 14, 2010
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

Instead of paying for decent healthcare or public transit, our government is paying, quite literally, for more cheese. Coming out can be really, really hard.  But funny, too: “I think I’m… well, um… a bicycle.” Overcoming gender essentialism is also … Continue reading

May 22, 2010
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

Mining companies like to claim that they’re bringing economic benefits, but cleanup and health costs far outweigh positive contributions to the economy. After thousands of years, we’ve finally discovered what the argonaut octopus uses its shell for – it’s essentially … Continue reading

August 15, 2009
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed: Really Long Edition

Between things like steep fines and jail time for the “crimes” of being poor and/or a person of color and being unable to get a job because of poor credit, it’s almost impossible to escape poverty in the US. Yesterday … Continue reading

March 14, 2009
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

My university, like many others across the country, is facing unbelievable budget cuts (40%!!!).  They’re cutting programs and employees right and left.  What I don’t get is why they aren’t cutting athletics. “Corrective rape” of lesbians in South Africa goes … Continue reading