Category: Rhetoric

Why I Don’t Do the Survey Thing

Sometimes I will take a survey, but very rarely. I learned pretty quickly that the questions in most surveys frustrate me, and that my responses to most questions frustrate the person asking. This post should help explain why. I’m working on a small assignment for school...

My Money, My Body

That’s a dangerous title for a post, huh? Presently, I will likely infuriate both ends of the political spectrum. This post is not really about politics; it’s just that the recent election provided such a great example, I can’t resist. Some setup is required, but I’ll...

Words Are a Small Portion of Meaning

Well, I have four more airplane flights behind me and I’m presently doing my best to relax now that I’m home again. My notebook that I purchased early this year supports Dolby five channel surround, and I finally got around to digging out my speakers and...

Slight of Hand

I caught most of the Biden/Palin debate. Or, if you prefer, Palin/Biden debate. The most useful thing for me in the debate was that it touched on one of my favorite examples of politics in action. When asked about rights for homosexuals, Biden of course was...

Spans, Canyons and Divides

If I had to claim at present an area of research for my degree, I’d say that ostensibly it’s about “Building bridges and spanning spaces.” Supposedly I concern myself with internarrative spaces and the breakdown of communication between discourse communities. And, of course, magical ways of...