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“You may find yourself: An Essay that is also sort of a Series of Absurdist Fables and that has some Other Weird Aspects

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Hi. My name is Marty. My thesis is that I’m going to tell you about me by talking about other stuff. First off, I’m going to tell you about snow. Secondly, I will tell you about a hat. Next, I will talk about a Christmas ornament. Then there’s some other stuff that you can just read for yourself.

On Hockett’s Design Features of Language

1) Necessary features Some things are true of all languages by necessity, where language is a discrete combinatorial system of signs used to encode and communicate complicated information about one’s world. 1.1) Interchangeability One person talking to another person who… Continue Reading →

ANTH 103 Exam III Part I

Prompt Imagine you are an anthropologist. How would you explain to a general public: the value of anthropology towards understanding people and cultures in a diverse and global context how anthropologists are in a critical position of contributing to a… Continue Reading →

What is your favorite video game of all time?

Oh geez, I don’t think I could even pick one per genre, much less one in general. Here are a whole bunch of my favorites. Notes: There are some excellent games that I have left off of this list because… Continue Reading →

A Comedy of Errant Expectations

Prompt Who should be the beneficiaries of anthropological research: the anthropologists doing the research, the broader society supporting the research, or both? Who should be the beneficiaries of anthropological research? To gain approval or funding for their research, anthropologists are… Continue Reading →

I think I angered the internet.

[23:53:33] *** From AudiblySilenced to ODAgentR [23:53:33] ODAgentR: I wont let you pee on my dick. [23:53:37] ODAgentR: But you can shit all over it. [00:45:49] AudiblySilenced: err… who are you? [00:46:04] ODAgentR: err… who are YOU [00:46:19] AudiblySilenced: i… Continue Reading →

I accidentally a whole Coca-Cola bottle. Is this bad?

Session Start (AudiblySilenced:TwoStepOrion15): Thu Jun 24 22:49:43 2010 -0500 [22:49:51] AudiblySilenced: i accidentally a whole coca-cola bottle [22:49:53] AudiblySilenced: is this bad? [22:51:11] TwoStepOrion15: u what? [22:51:20] AudiblySilenced: i accidentally a coke bottle [22:51:49] TwoStepOrion15: accidentally what with a come… Continue Reading →

What do we hope to achieve?

This is an unfinished train of thought. The rest of the train fell off when the bridge collapsed. If each step is only about the next step, what do we hope to achieve? If I choose my classes and try… Continue Reading →

Some Love Poems

Roses are red / Violets are blue / I’m writing love poems / But am unsure whom to.

…With Government Religion and Traditional Marriage for All.

All but eight states have laws or even constitutions in effect that prohibit same-sex marriage, with not even all of the remainder actually specifically allowing them. This is deplorable – but also essentially beside the point. You see, dear reader,… Continue Reading →

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