©2018 Kari Carlisle During my first year of college, I wrote a paper for my Psych 101 class on the dangers of watching cartoons on children. I cited examples of kids jumping off roofs to be like Superman. I wrote… Read moreCan H.A.L. Save Your Kids?
©2017 C. Henry Martens There is nothing in the world that ticks me off more than putting significant effort into competition… and seeing EVERYONE get an award. How did this ugly and demeaning phenomenon get to be acceptable? Let’s be… Read moreUndeserved Award
©2017 C. Henry Martens Read Part One Here Part Two One thing the government is afraid of is exposure. They utilize a lot of energy trying to hide things in plain sight so that no one gets suspicious. Using this logic,… Read moreShort Story: The Newest Generation, Part Two
©2017 C. Henry Martens Arriving minutes early, Professor Arnie Saknussen peered from behind the back stage curtains. As expected, his audience would be scant. In a two hundred seat hall, he counted nine people. Fighting his entire life for respect,… Read moreShort Story: The Newest Generation, Part One
©2017 C. Henry Martens The eggs are perfect, as usual, and the rest of breakfast just as good. For some reason Little Drue seems fascinated with the preparation, watching the housebot as it prepares the meal and serves it. She… Read moreShort Story: Death of the Nannybots
©2017 C. Henry Martens The first glimmers of this idea started rolling around in my head as a high school student, several years… decades… ago. The idea that the human race is destined to become extinct. I have finally arrived… Read moreInevitable Extinction Theory
©2017 C. Henry Martens Is loyalty a good thing? I know people that are “loyal to a fault,” which means that they are “taking loyalty to an extreme; generally causing more harm than good.” Have you ever seen a parent… Read moreBlind Loyalty