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America 2018

The tanks will run down the 171, And folks on the roadside will cheer. They’ll come up from the base down near Killeen. Past others who look on with fear.   The men will cry “Make America Great!” As they toss neighbors to the ground. Police in riot gear will pace the streets To make … Continue reading

Thwarting Creation – The Chilling Effect of Copyright Law on Fan Video Artists

by Rosalyn Hunter Figure 1 – You Tube blocks and removes uploaded fan video content We have become accustomed to seeing videos for news, entertainment, and education. The ability to produce visual media will only become more important as time goes on, so how are young people learning how to create informative and effective media? … Continue reading

What the Game of Thrones says about Education’s role in Society (A semi-frivolous rant)

Every so often another attack against free public education comes our way. They seem to be started by people who have already benefited from the system and want to work out their own school anger issues by making sure that the next generation gets tortured just as badly as they were. This illustrates the fact … Continue reading

Waiting for WE

My Father (Dr. Charles A. Hunter) often spoke of race issues and was a member of the Dallas Police Relations board. I learned a lot from listening to him. On the news, I heard that another black man has been shot and killed by a white policemen. I frowned, and walked on. On social media, … Continue reading

Budget sociology – Learning about societies through stupid videos.

Look to your left. What do you see there? Is it a bookcase, a television, a checkout line? Odds are what you see there tells something about you and your values. Sociology is the study of societies. How people interact with each other. What they value. One low budget way to learn a bit about … Continue reading

Meet the team – Rosalyn Hunter

Here is my bio from the Lunatics kickstarter. Support us. The idea for Lunatics! came from a discussion between Terry Hancock and Rosalyn Hunter on space-homesteading, the problems of space settlers, and the potential personality conflicts of the space advocates who would be most likely be involved. It was Rosalyn Hunter who conceived the characters … Continue reading

The lessons of Hayti – independent film

In a time were we have an African-American president it is easy to forget that the struggles of minority families are part of an evolving past. Please take a moment to support this documentary film. Thank You Rosalyn   http://www.alvapictures.com/Lessons-Of-Hayti.shtml

Perspective

What is perspective? Holding a pecan in hand and seeing the tree.

Anatomy Poems 1 – Playing the hand you are dealt

Standing on the trapeze, The four sides above void, I must not lose my head, a sham eight card deployed. My form made to appease, Three queens held in my thrall, When the moon shines, too late! Escape and avoid all.     An ode to the bones of the hand Key to poem: Trapezium … Continue reading

Time cuts

Life flies by so fast, cutting my jugular vein like jagged glass shards.