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Another Take on Income Inequality — L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

I can always count on Mr. Modesitt for my morning refresher course in human nature. Eight thousand years of repeating ourselves. You’d think we’d learn. Sometime around 7500 B.C., people began building clustered mud-brick houses at Catalhoyuk, Turkey. According to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Testament of Youth (4 stars)

Testament of Youth Released: January 2015 Watched Netflix BluRay: February 2016 Read Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain: January/February 2015 Rating:  4 out of 5 stars Synopsis:  In 1914, Vera Brittain overcomes the restraints on women of the time to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Water Diviner (4.5 stars)

The Water Diviner Released: December 2014 (Australia) and April 2015 (America) Watched Netflix BluRay: February 2016 Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Synopsis: Four years after the Battle of Gallipoli, Australian farmer Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) travels to Turkey to … Continue reading

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Doomed to Repeat Alternate History?

Why You Should Be Watching The Man in the High Castle – http://www.kameronhurley.com/why-you-should-be-watching-the-man-in-the-high-castle/ Meeting violence with violence doesn’t show strength: it inspires more violence. I’ve been reading a lot if World War One and Two books lately, most recently The … Continue reading

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To the Amazing Christopher Lee of the Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

A nearly unbelievable list of accomplishments of the recently deceased Christopher, many of which were achieved before the age of 25! One tidbit I did not know and which made me all warm and huzzy inside – Chris was a … Continue reading

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History – Real and Fictional « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/02/17/history-real-and-fictional/ Insights from Modesitt on believable world building. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Book Review: Testament of Youth by Brittain (4 stars)

Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain 4 out of 5 stars Read in January/February 2015 Synopsis (via GoodReads): In 1914, just as war was declared, 20 year-old Vera Brittain was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later, her life—and … Continue reading

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