Daily Archives : September 6, 2014

The Long-Term Solution to ISIS

In a scene depicted in the Tom Hanks movie Charlie Wilson’s War, Congressman Wilson unsuccessfully pleads with Congress to build schools and improve conditions for people in Afghanistan after the Soviet Union left Afghanistan in the late 1980s. He foreshadows…

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What’s in a Map?

The dictionary definition of a map is a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships according…

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Review of ‘A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius’

Published in 2000, Dave Eggers’s Pulitzer Prize finalist and, arguably, pinnacle work truly is a heartbreaking work of staggering genius. I am of course referring to his book aptly titled A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. In the book, Eggers…

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