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Archive for December, 2012
Top 10 SF Novels

Wired has an article on the reader’s choice for top 10 SF novels: Dune by Frank Herbert TIE: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card TIE: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Foundation by Isaac Asimov 1984 by George Orwell Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Neuromancer by William Gibson Starship Troopers by Robert […]

Recently Read

I’m going to try to keep track of the books I’ve read here, as it might be of interest to others. I have a lot of catching up to do so I think I’ll just stick to the books I actually liked, as opposed to the dreck that I’ve wished to hurl across the room. […]

Hugh Segal on Fighting Poverty

This is a great lecture from Hugh Segal, a former cabinet minister here in Canada and now a Canadian Senator. He’s what is typically called a “Red Tory” in that he holds many progressive attitudes towards social programs and how they should be utilized in a liberal democracy. I would recommend everyone watch, it’s well […]

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