By Brian Bergen-Aurand Wayne “Matt” Shepard was born 1 December 1976 and died 12 October 1998. In 1998, Matthew Shepard–a white middle-class twenty-one year old university student–was robbed, beaten, and left tied to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming in the United States. His head and face injuries were so severe doctors reported they could not … Continue reading
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by Brian Bergen-Aurand Essay noun: essay; plural noun: essays ˈɛseɪ/ 1. a short piece of writing on a particular subject. 2. formal an attempt or effort. verb (formal) : essay; 3rd person present: essays; past tense: essayed; past participle: essayed; gerund or present participle: essaying ɛˈseɪ/ 1. attempt or try. Essay Films are notoriously difficult … Continue reading
You Wanted Utopia. . .
by Félix Guattari (1930-1992) Utopia Today [I hate this kind of survey, so I am addressing this answer to you alone; do with it what you like.] Utopia, today, is to believe that current societies will be able to continue along on their merry little way without major upheavals. Social modes of organization that prevail … Continue reading