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[Anime News Network] “A Song of Refugees and Fire”

Originally posted on therefore it is:
Non-management: I work at a school in Japan, at the moment of this writing. I assist in teaching English, and one of my English teaching colleagues here loves to play English songs to the students before starting each class of hers. In particular, I’ve heard “We Are the World”…

Living the Good Life, Episode 145 (January 12, 2020, College Saga Interlude): More 2020 chillin!

Nice, relaxing week :thumbsup: EATAN: https://gunlord500.tumblr.com/post/190225419285/on-january-8-and-9-wednesday-and-thursday-2020 https://gunlord500.tumblr.com/post/190225435380/corn-dog-bites-and-mac-n-cheese-at-the-movie https://gunlord500.tumblr.com/post/190225452875/fried-noodles-and-beef-fried-rice-at-taisho-bistro TIMAN: Star’s workin on the next ep of dragonar, hopefully itll be out soon 😀 WATCHAN: Underwater, the new deep ocean horror movie starring Kirsten Stewart (the Twilight lady). It was actually pretty good, considerably better than I expected, though not as good as the classics off […]

An unfortunate sickness…

No weekly update today, guys. I’ve caught a bad cold and can’t concentrate or write ;-; I’ll be back when I’ve recovered.

All hands on deck! The college struggle begins!

Ooof! Remember last week when I said I couldn’t yet access any syllabi or anything online? That changed pretty quickly. Just looked up my uni’s course catalog thing, it seems like some (though not all) materials have been posted. Alright, so now I can describe what I gotta do… For my first year, I wanna […]

The Case Against Mars

Originally posted on Lagrangian Republican Association:
We are, to put it mildly, no fans of the colonization of Mars and instead we favor orbital space settlements. In the video below Simon Whistler of the TopTenz YouTube channel gives a nice summary of the challenges people will face on Mars. It is not to say that…

What, exactly, is the role of a historian in 2019?

Originally posted on Forty Acres and a Starship:
This is the question I ask myself on an almost hourly basis now. As everyone gears up for the 2019-20 academic year, I suspect this is a question many of my colleagues across the nation are also asking themselves. As the nation convulses from another wave of…

Divine Conceptualism

Originally posted on Hugh Jidiette:
Many theists have taken the potential existence of platonic objects to compromise God’s aseity and sovereignty. God’s aseity is the view that God does not depend on anything outside himself for his existence. God’s sovereignty is the view that everything outside of God depends on him. It’s easy to see…