Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fear in Kandahar » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Here’s an article by journalist/activist Masha Hamilton that illustrates and comments upon the Afghan front in the War on Terror: Fear in Kandahar » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share … Continue reading

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Washington Post Article quoting Reza Aslan

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Twlight of the Superheroes

Given that we have been having good luck using Google docs for the other course readings (Metz and Sageman), I have uploaded the reading, “The Twilight of the Superheroes,” for Monday into the class Google docs folder. Please download the … Continue reading

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Two Sides of the Same Coin

Two Sides of the Same Coin Who the heck are we? Reading “The View from Mrs. Thompson’s” by David Foster Wallace brought this question to my mind once again. Wallace’s whole essay is infused with the completely opposing ideas of … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Our Generation

“That must be a depressing class.” That’s the response I get most often when I tell people I’m taking a class on the post-9/11 world. “Actually…not really,” is the only thing I can say without going into too much detail … Continue reading

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Prom

The end of senior year of high school is meant to be a fun time for everyone. Despite the warnings of teachers, we all knew that classes didn’t really matter anymore (just don’t fail!). Senior week, prom, graduation! Most of … Continue reading

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Hornbaker Instead of being inspired by people in a face-to-face relation people are now looking to the internet for inspiration.  These people look to online forums and chat rooms to communicate with each other and to find inspiration through online … Continue reading

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Internet

Hannah Bowers                Blog Post October 19,2005 Internet                 Throughout chapter 6 in Segman’s book he primarily talked about how the internet is becoming more popular in terrorism and more of a threat.  To me this is kind of obvious and … Continue reading

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How do we teach memories?

After reading David Wallace’s essay “The View from Mrs. Thompson’s House”, I got to think about what I remember from September 11th, 2001 and the days following. I was surprised that I do not remember very much. I remember the … Continue reading

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Every American’s Experience

Reading a personal experience piece about 9/11 was very interesting. Hearing stories from President Bush or other officials gives a much different feel than this article. The author, David Foster Wallace, was in the position that most of the country … Continue reading

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