Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pokemon Go: Have We Finally Amused Ourselves to Death?

In 1985, a social critic named Neal Postman, in the introduction to his book Amusing Ourselves to Death, compared two famous dystopian visions: 1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.  He noted that though many people … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 15)

Today we are going to talk about #7 on our list of things we should say more often. My sports team isn’t always the best sports team Being a Cyclone fan in the state of Iowa, it can be very … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 14)

Today we are going to talk about #8 on our list of things we should say more often. Hello, person I’ve never met before!  Here’s a high-five! Sometimes we need to put ourselves out there to meet new people.  We … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 13)

Today we are going to talk about #9 on our list of things we should say more often. You’re so awesome…I named my dog (boat) after you                                     …I legally changed my name to yours Just tell people they are … Continue reading

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