Monthly Archives: July 2013

My Favourite Places In Europe

I have been in Europe for five weeks now. So far, my favourite places to visit have been: The Crypt of the Emperors in Speyer, Germany The Convent of Sainte Odile in Alsace, France The Pagan Wall in Alsace, France … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Just Hate Myself So Much

Now of course we can agree that, when seen from a certain perspective at least, I am actually a fairly amazing person with all sorts of ridiculously impressive accomplishments to my name. Indeed, for the past week and a half, … Continue reading

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Now That’s More Like It

I’m pleased to announce that this Friday, my Space Humanities program finally lived up to some of its promise. The Departmental activity started with us watching a documentary¬† about a group of American anarcho-capitalists who had attempted to rent-out the … Continue reading

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I Really Don’t Think “Humanities” Means What You Think It Means…

I was, as you know, quite impressed by the actual lectures in the Humanities given during this program–so much so, as a matter of fact, that I opted to join the Space Humanities department during my two weeks of independent … Continue reading

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Of Tokenism

I’m not even half-way into this program and there’s already talk of bringing me back next year as a TA. I suppose I should be flattered, but really, given the circumstances, I feel awkward more than anything else. You see, … Continue reading

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Physics and Fear

I rode on a roller-coaster for the first time last weekend. It may come as a surprise to some of you that I’ve never done this before; surely any child to grow up in North America within the last fifty … Continue reading

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Am I Being Stupid?

One of the things that first attracted me to the Space Studies Program was its inter-disciplinarity. I liked the idea on paper, but in practice I figured that it would be lip-service and that the bulk of the program would … Continue reading

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