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“Halt! Identify yourselves, in the name of the Empire!”

The Dark Side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities, some considered to be unnatural… I am currently teaching a unit on imperialism in World History. We are working through the causes and effects of imperialism and the … Continue reading

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Gung Hei Fat Choi from this Metal Dog to all of you!

I had no idea how much I would be influenced by Chinese traditions when I first arrived in Asia. But now, eighteen months into my repatriation, I have to say, I’ve not left it all behind. In fact, I have … Continue reading

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Hey! I got some Asia on me!!

A wise man (Hello Ex #2) reminded me not so long ago when I was feeling a little blue, to take a look at my life and see; see that I had made it just how I always wanted it. … Continue reading

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Mao Tse Tung said: “Drought? Whatevs. Make Rain. Oops. Snow.”

On October 1, 2009 there was a big old party in Hong Kong to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. Hong Kong big-ups their Chinese-y-ness for stuff like this. [The same happened during the Olympics when … Continue reading

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Points of Contention.

Recently I made a post on a website I frequently use (though I feel like perhaps that should change)  that caused such an unbelievable commotion I was stunned. I posted an article from Al Jazeera about the Gaza crisis, with … Continue reading

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I am DEEP into the Olympics.

I have been doing very little else aside from following the Beijing Olympic games for the past week. I love the Olympics in general and was very interested to see how China was gonna pull this whole thing off. And … Continue reading

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“One World, One Dream”?

China keeps on impressing me. And this slogan is starting to seem really fascist to me. Whose dream are we talking about anyhow? It was reported on Friday that bar owners in Sanlitun, a sort of Lan Kwai Fong-ish area … Continue reading

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