Posts Tagged ‘antiwar’

The Premise and Plot of the “Masks” Series

  For anyone who has read my novels, they see the basic premise is anti-war. Written in the voice of a mother, my debut, Masks of Morality, begs the question: What is the moral integrity of the USA’s wars in the middle east? My protagonist, Caryssa Flynn, had grown the corporate ladder in Silicon Valley…

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Silicon Valley and Star Wars

Don’t tell Silicon Valley, but Star Wars still thinks military technology is useless. George Lucas’ Star Wars was notoriously disenchanted, even critical, of technology’s ability to improve the world. That is, the technology used as a weapon. The Death Star in A New Hope stood in for our own Atom bomb. It was a product of the Empire’s…

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Sensationalized Terrorism?

The word “terrorism” conjures up mixed emotion. On the one hand, anyone dreaming up dropping bombs or shooting down masses of innocent people anywhere certainly is a terrorist act. Yet, isn’t this what happens with war? To me, the word is an oxymoron, it has lost any meaning or fear tactic associated with it. I…

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