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Control – Ruins – Beasts – Technical Services – Notes – Fortunes – Migration – The Good Guy, a story, Part One of Three – with some more thoughts on appropriation and appropriations (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all…

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Leaving – Waiting – An Offer – Names – Steps – Circles – Threes and Eights, a story – with more thoughts on the purpose of art and literature (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** I…

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Remaining, chapter 46 of Coherence, the first volume of Notes for a Mythology – and Chuang Tzu Revisited, a very, very short story (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** The second selection is more of an…

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The Center of the Universe – Intelligence – The Forge – The Minotaur – The List – and Pure Land, a story, Part Two of Two (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** Last month, I had…

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The Pines – The Skies Are Not Cloudy – Turning – Catching the Westbound – Pure Land, a story, Part One of Two – with more on the catastrophe (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** If…

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Dust – Plans – All the News There’s Ever Been – Disappearing – A Ride – Difficult Times – Visitation, a story – with some thoughts on resistance (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** These chapters…

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Strange Powers – Houses, Windows – The Joke, a story – with readings on language, freedom, censorship, identity, representation, community, access, justice, and loss (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** The Joke, like virtually everything I…