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Full Circle: An Encore Performance, New Venue, Fresh Actors

Full Circle: An Encore Performance, New Venue, Fresh Actors

May 21, 2017 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   History is written by the victors. Winston Churchill   The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. Proverbs 22:7   The Wheel of Time is a notion shared by many religions and philosophies. In modern paganistic traditions, like those celebrated by … Continue reading Full Circle: An Encore Performance, New Venue, Fresh Actors

The Wright Women:  “Loving Frank”, an Architect of Modernity

The Wright Women: “Loving Frank”, an Architect of Modernity

(8,560 words = 35 minute average reading time including the optional epilogue; or 30 minutes without the epilogue.) April 30, 2017 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore it if … Continue reading The Wright Women: “Loving Frank”, an Architect of Modernity

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain:  Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

April 21, 2017 by Uncola:   Definition of UTOPIA 1: an imaginary and indefinitely remote place 2: a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions 3:   an impractical scheme for social improvement   Definition of DYSTOPIA 1: an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives 2: literature: anti-utopia … Continue reading Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”