Author Archives: Dave

Day 14 in Melbourne, Australia

Hi all, Context:  I moved from San Diego to Melbourne, Australia to pursue a PhD in psychology…  eventually.  First I have to knock out the undergraduate requirements, which I’m doing this year, and then a thesis “honours” year , and … Continue reading

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Terror and Fear Causing Reckless Abandon of our Civil Liberties

With the recent tragedy in Boston, there was an alarming amount of demand to violate American Constitutional rights in the wake of the arrest.  The Daily Show summed it up nicely: Following the Boston bombing, the freedom lovers at Fox … Continue reading

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An Atheist’s thoughts on Good Friday

So, I’ve heard enough pre-suppositions lately about Atheists that I chose, on one of the days most significant to Christians – the day that Christ was crucified – to write about the misconceptions that I’ve observed religious people assert about … Continue reading

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Aliens just might save the human race.

Let’s start today’s musing by talking about aliens.  Yes, aliens, assuming they existed (which I don’t know one way or the other if they do).  I am going somewhere with this idea, so bear with me. According to a number … Continue reading

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“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

I find myself focusing too often on doing.  I feel pressured in general to do something and make something of myself.  I daresay others probably feel the same.  Even though this mentality has caused me to achieve a lot, it … Continue reading

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