Posts Tagged ‘antiwar’

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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