Top Nine Posts of 2013

Before 2013 ends, I wanted to highlight what posts I feel most proud of for the year.Kurzweil's Future? No thanks . . . : I challenge the assumption that increases in technology will make us happier in the future. While advances in science bring about improvements in our lives, they inevitably create new problems never... Continue Reading →

Why We Love the Hobbit

I had this post dated since last year to coincide with Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. My intent was to explore people's love for Tolkien and his work, which includes¬†The Lord of the Rings¬†and The Hobbit, because my job as a writer is to figure out why people enjoy certain stories. Tolkien stands... Continue Reading →

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