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10 Things that Gave me Hope in 2012

10 Things that Gave me Hope in 2012

2012 was a year of victories and losses. In writing this column for the last quarter of 2012, I have made it my goal to maintain a healthy sense of cynicism while staying optimistic about my material. It might be less challenging to compile a list of twelve acts of deplorable cruelty or political indifference … Continue reading

Reason Not to Lose Faith in Humanity #3: Crowdfunding

Reason Not to Lose Faith in Humanity #3: Crowdfunding

In the Age of Information, critics of the World Wide Web are quick to bemoan the many faults and failings that (they claim) the Internet is likely to engender. The web is making us insular creatures who spend all of their time huddled in front of the dim glow of a computer screen, vehemently whispering … Continue reading