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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…

5.

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…

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Fatherly Advice – Meeting – Spheres – Arrival – The Witness, a story – with readings on possibility, appreciation, influence, appropriation, commitment, and transience in art (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are all entirely fictional.) ***** Probably anyone who’s ever…

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Night Life – Politics – The List – Looking – Names – Identification, a story – with readings on classical democracy, translation, the mind, and value (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 thought Identification would…

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This issue: Darkness – Value as a Part – Pools – The Other Eye – Abundance – The Favor – A Secret Mission – Passage – Another – The Tramp – and some thoughts (The following is a work of satire. The people and events depicted, including those based on real people and events, are…