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A little note on plagiarism

I’m in the midst of writing a response to a student essay on plagiarism. In the essay, the student claims that few people actually steal, that students are “confused” by the accessibility of the internet (thinking that the internet belongs to them), that music sampling is certainly not wrong, etc. The students briefly mentions [...]

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Scientific Research

Are you one of those people who bristles when congresspeople and political talking heads tell you about “silly” scientific studies your tax dollars are being used for?

Like one study on truck-drivers’ homosexual encounters at truck stops?  The people who did the study actually had to appear before Congress after some politicos started in [...]

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As many of you know, my most common form of artistic expression is making lists.  Usually these free-form poems take the form of “to do” and “groceries,” but occasionally, something with more substance emerges.  For example, my book group is currently making a list of books we know we should have read, but haven’t.  [...]

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Karma’s Simpsons article on Mental Floss

is here:

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/25661

Yea! (Even if they did edit it down.) Yea!

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Karma’s Simpsons article on Mental Floss

is here:

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/25661

Yea! (Even if they did edit it down.) Yea!

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