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Daniel J. Neumann

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    Dashboard by Modest Mouse

    7 months ago

    A literary critical review of the song, "Dashboard," by Modest Mouse. This brief critique postulates that the theme of the song revolves around relativism. The YouTube video of the song is included...

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    Delaware County

    7 months ago

    Some poetry concerning Delaware County of Pa, suffering through an Ice Storm.

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    Elance Escrow Protection

    8 months ago

    This article is advice to freelancers who work on Elance.com. Don't begin work on the project until the escrow is funded. You can easily get burned online. Learn from my story.

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    Concerning Stylistic Conventions of Environmental Activists

    14 months ago

    A look at the stylistic conventions of an environmentalist article.

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    Nos Arbor Vitae

    20 months ago

    MorgueFile Nos arbor vitae Legit omnes spiritus Ab radicitus. Our shared tree of life Gathers all of the spirits Wholly by the roots. “Why does anyone participate in the tree of life? Are the...

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    The Fifth Tier of Consciousness

    22 months ago

    The Five Tiers of Consciousness by Daniel Neumann on Prezi This presentation visually shows the tiers of consciousness by Prezi software. Daniel J. Neumann Professor Carsey (Advanced Composition) ...

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    Mankind's Intervention

    24 months ago

    Mankind’s Intervention “To call your race selfish wouldn’t do mankind justice. Being selfish implies you at least look out for your own interests, when you can’t even manage that. You...

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    The Thread that Binds

    2 years ago

    Just because air is invisible, doesn't mean you can't perceive it. Sometimes, you catch a thread that seemingly ties everything together in perfect synchronicity only to find you saw what you looked for....

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    A Feminist Perspective on Ramayana

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Carsey Film Review Project September 13th, 2012 A Feminist Perspective on Ramayana Sita Sings the Blues, by Nina Paley, tells an ancient love story within...

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    God is Greater than the Sum of Everything

    22 months ago

    God is Greater than the Sum of Everything Sum, in Latin, means “I am.” I prefer to believe the truest of all Gods, the one Supreme Being, could better be described as Esse, which means “to...

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    Team Humanity and U.S.

    2 years ago

    As different as we may be relatively, we are absolutely the same... MorgueFile Team Humanity and U.S. Living cells of the human body cooperate together to make a complete and self-aware human being. A single cell...

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    Our Political Parties as Religions

    2 years ago

    MorgueFile Daniel J. Neumann Professor Shusko World Religions September 7th, 2012 Our Political Parties as Religions Religions have affected the world since record began,...

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    Spirits in Machines

    18 months ago

    A short sci-fi story concerning artificial intelligence, spirituality, and cyber-attacks.

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    Shallow-Sightedness

    2 years ago

    Shallow-Sightedness Exclusivity Is from insecurity, Is from ignorance Of the truth of our oneness; It’s from selfish arrogance. God is infinite— Meaning...

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    Altar-ing the Rules

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Weiss (Philosophy of Technology) Final Paper May 3rd, 2012 Altar-ing the Rules Humanity is on the threshold of technologies so great; we may not be mature enough...

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    Tiers of Consciousness

    2 years ago

    Did you know Franz Kafka refused to have the image of a bug anywhere in or on his novel, the Metamorphosis? Tiers of Consciousness Prepared by: Daniel J. Neumann Prepared for:...

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    Emotions Cemented in Time

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Yonker (Senior Seminar) May 8th, 2012 Final Paper Emotions Cemented in Time We have micro worlds within us; Our whole world is but a pixel; Our...

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    Relation in Language

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Yonker (Senior Seminar) May 5th, 2012 Final Exam Relation in Language George Orwell composed relevant, timely stylistic rules. He raises some...

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    The Middle Path to Paradox

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Weiss (Philosophy of Technology) May 1st, 2012 Essay Three The Middle Path to Paradox Andrew Feenberg sees differently. He sees complex interrelation and inextricable,...

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    Freud was wrong about our nature

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Taylor (European Literature since 1600s) Response Paper April 16, 2012 Freud was wrong about our nature Sigmund Freud believes in many things (many,...

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    A Poem to my Sister

    2 years ago

    Chris and I. A Poem to my Sister Chris sees between lines. I’m blessed to have my sister. She foreran the trail, Clueing me in on the keys To a joyful existence. Her artistic soul ...

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    The Other Enlightenment

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Weiss April 10th, 2012 Comparison of Borgmann and Pacey The Other Enlightenment Arnold Pacey, in the Culture of Technology, and Albert Borgmann, in...

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    We see what we’re looking for

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Yonker (Senior Seminar) March 13th, 2012 Response #5 We see what we’re looking for Public Professional Communication in the Anti-terror Age: A...

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    Is Human Nature Static?

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Taylor (European Lit since 1600s) Extra Credit Assignment March 7th, 2012 Is Human Nature Static? Mephistopheles said, “About suns and worlds I...

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    Objectifying Humans

    2 years ago

    Does this look like a city? MorgueFile Daniel J. Neumann Prof. Weiss (Philosophy of Technology) Essay One March 6, 2012 Objectifying Humans Joel Garreau, in Radical...

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    Some Observations in Verse

    2 years ago

    Some Observations in Verse This world is far from perfection. People fight over desires. All objects with form must change form. To be formless is perfection. Infinity is...

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    The Source of Bad Things

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Victor Taylor February 22nd, 2012 Moral vs. Natural Evil The Source of Bad Things Moral evil occurs when men either act in a malevolent manner or...

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    Birthday Poem for my Father

    2 years ago

    Birthday Poem for my Father He wants me to have everything, But not by owning everything. He said to accumulate wealth By valuing what’s right, like love. He encourages me...

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    Stylistic Pet Peeves of Mine

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Yonker (Senior Seminar) Response #4 February 7th, 2012 Stylistic Pet Peeves of Mine I’m a follower of “show, don’t tell” in...

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    Asking for Vicious Advice

    2 years ago

    Asking for Vicious Advice The world tastes sweet, yet Turns salty as you chew it. Ambivalence reigns: Delirious, delightful— Tenacious, intangible. Oh great Lord of...

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    Subscribing to Good Cultures

    2 years ago

    Jan. 25th, 1990. NYC Aviation Daniel J. Neumann Professor Yonker (Senior Seminar) Reading Response #2 January 31st, 2012 Subscribing to Good Cultures Gladwell claims that...

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    Directions in Soap

    2 years ago

    Directions in Soap When you fall asleep Is there time perception left? Do we feel absence In the same sense as presence? Is rest a form of “time theft”? Washing...

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    Attuning Ourselves to Nature

    24 months ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Environmental Ethics) 12/15/11 Final Paper Attuning Ourselves to Nature The environment produced human beings. The simplest of physical laws interacted...

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    Misshapen Blood Cells

    2 years ago

    iStockPhoto Daniel J. Neumann Professor Bair Sickle-Cell Anemia Paper November 28th, 2011 Misshapen Blood Cells Red blood cells distribute oxygen and nutrients throughout...

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    Self Empowerment through Self Definition

    2 years ago

    Marion Winik Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft Cultural Event November 4th, 2011 Self-Empowerment through Self-Definition Marion Winik is the author of “First Comes...

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    House Blessing Prayer

    2 years ago

    MorgueFile House Blessing Prayer: Futurum venet. Cogo tu venire nunc. Ostendēs mihi. Esne phasma aut Daemon? Esne pro malum? Terrāsne? Debes. Abstergo malus. ...

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    Corporate vs. Local Food

    2 years ago

    Pigs should at least have the room to wiggle their tails. MorgueFile Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Environmental Ethics) Pre-Reading Assignment for Animal, Vegetable, Miracle November 15th,...

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    Ease versus Ecological Responsibility

    2 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Bair October 31st, 2011 Genetically Modified Food General Report Ease versus Ecological Responsibility Those who champion Genetically Modified (GM)...

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    Getting Involved with your Food

    2 years ago

    Imagine being a deer. MorgueFile Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Environmental Ethics) October 25th, 2011 Bambi Short Paper Getting Involved with your Food Many animals...

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    Sharing Our Wisdom

    2 years ago

    Sharing Our Wisdom: I don’t enjoy pain. I presume you don’t, either. But I get that now. I know where you’re coming from. I’m stuck in this mess with you. ...

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    The Mistress of Time

    2 years ago

    Time is what allows us to move. Morgue File Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Environmental Ethics) October 4th, 2011 Anthropomorphizing Pre-Reading Assignment for Bambi The Mistress of Time...

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    Serving Other Interest out of Greater Self Interest

    3 years ago

    I love my chocolate labrador, Roxy. Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Environmental Ethics) September 27th, 2011 A Sand County Almanac “Land Ethic” Exegesis Serving Other...

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    Chaos and Order Interplay

    3 years ago

    MorgueFile MorgueFile Order is predictability, certainty, hierarchy, stability, stagnation, and has a definite form. Chaos is the opposite. It's uncertain, spontaneous, homogeneous, fluid. Both are needed to preserve...

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    Namaste, Stranger

    3 years ago

    Namaste, Stranger “I’m terrified,” she said, her fingers numb and trembling, “of not getting things right. I’m scared I’ll end up in the wrong place or act at the wrong...

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    Letter to Scholarship Sponsor Mr. Thomas Wolf

    3 years ago

    Dear Mr. Thomas Wolf, I’d like to express my gratitude for your generous gift. Without knowing exactly what I intend to do with my education, you’ve graciously endorsed my...

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    Awkward Attraction

    3 years ago

    Awkward Attraction Sorry I behave so strangely. It’s just—I know we’re dying now And I realize We chose this thing, but I’m scared too. Wealth...

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    At 1:31pm

    3 years ago

    Relax. We're still here... for now. At 1:31pm We’re being deceived Into believing that death Can be predicted, That its scariest aspect— Uncertainty—is false. But prophecies...

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    The Best Path to Enlightenment

    3 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Hinduism and Buddhism (Professor Shusko) March 11th, 2011 Take Home Essay Part 1: What is Buddhism?               The...

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    Whistling and Hoping

    3 years ago

      Whistling and Hoping   I did so much wrong That I might as well stay bad And be consistent. Redemption is futile. I sink lower in the mud.   There are promises That would contradict...

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    Pluralism versus Modernity

    3 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Professor Vause Independent Research Project May 5th, 2011 Pluralism versus Modernity             Throughout this Fantasy...

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    The Justification of Suffering

    3 years ago

    MorgueFile   Daniel J. Neumann Professor Shusko (Hinduism/Buddhism) 4th May 2011 Textual Analysis Paper The Justification of Suffering            ...

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    Saving Yourself and Others

    3 years ago

      Saving Yourself and Others   Our bodies unite, As our souls, in elation, Rise ever higher— Reciting body gestures That mean so much...

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    Anachronistic Reflection

    3 years ago

    Anachronistic Reflection   I want this to end— Just not right now! Frustration For mortality Coaxes us to seek out ways To limit the chance of death. As we drink water, Eat food, and dream in...

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    Glenn Beck in the Context of Censorship

    3 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Professor Zerbe (Rhetorical Theory) Final Paper April 15th, 2011 Glenn Beck in the Context of Censorship Glenn Beck, for better or for worse, influences perception in America. He...

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    What is Hinduism

    3 years ago

    No. I'm not implying that Hinduism tastes just like chicken. I just like chicken.   Daniel J. Neumann Hinduism and Buddhism (Prof. Shusko) March 14th, 2010 Mid-Term Take-Home Essay What is Hinduism? ...

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    Respecting the Dead

    3 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Bio-Ethics) Case Work-Up Essay April 12th, 2011 Respecting the Dead It’s 9:02am at Rondanberg Hospital. A sense of cold finality lingers on the operating room table....

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    Objective Meditation

    3 years ago

    Larry Alvarez   Objective Meditation   There is a reason Why we are living our lives, So we cannot be Objects quite yet. After all, Life is still conditional.   Open your palms and ...

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    My Hinduism

    3 years ago

    Ohm, Om, or Aum---the trancendent syllable. My Hinduism   Consider your death. It’s a useful exercise. There’s no fear to hold. You’re revisiting the past, Where and when you...

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    The Ethics of Becoming Immortal

    3 years ago

    Location taken: Campinas SP Brasil Subject: AR1161 and 1162 in h-alpha light. A big magnetic complex. Rogerio Marcon The Ethics of Becoming Immortal Prepared for: Rory Kraft, professor of Bio-Ethics Prepared...

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    Telescopic Amusement

    3 years ago

    Royalty-free images for all! Morgue File   Telescopic Amusement   Take care of my heart. Split the light of it with your Refractive lenses. Measure out my impulses And piece them all together. ...

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    Solitus Sum Timere

    3 years ago

      Solitus Sum Timere   Sicut muto et Cresco—sublatum sursum— Parabo quoque: Ago sine incubo Et opprimo orexes.   Just as I change and Grow—raising ever...

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    Moral Implications of 1st Contact

    3 years ago

    Abisko National Park, Sweden Lights Over Lapland   Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft Contemporary Problems of...

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    Love is Obsessive

    3 years ago

    Illustrated by Jacquie O'Neill. YogaBe Love Ohm Card   Love is Obsessive     We found each other. I want to be part of you, At your body’s...

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    A Poem for my Mom

    3 years ago

    Kathleen Neumann---my mother.   A Poem for my Mom:   Mothers begin us; They foster creation and Are our origins. They bear pain for no reward— ...

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    Plutocracy Now

    3 years ago

    Plutocracy Now By Daniel J. Neumann Each industry is owned: Their predetermined demise postponed, Since politicians like To have their sham propaganda cloned To secure...

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    First, Second, and Third Person

    3 years ago

    Laukvik, Lofoten,Norway (Polarlightcenter) Therese van Nieuwenhoven   First, Second and Third Person   Everything has a Center, but when it’s spinning, ...

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    A Play within Words

    3 years ago

    Draw connections. Accept and reject ideas by logic and emotions. Love conquors death.   A Play within Words     Fire provides heat, Water the medium, wind ...

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    A Spiritual Renaissance

    3 years ago

    A Spiritual Renaissance               If I had my way, (which I won’t, guaranteed), I’d reign in a new era of change in...

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    The Foment Vocab

    3 years ago

    From OMA: One Man Army   Daniel J. Neumann November 4th, 2010 Professor Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) Vocabulary Assignment Fomenting terror— A circumspect...

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    When Idealism Meets the Cold Air

    3 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Professor Vause Perspectives in Literature Animal Farm Response Prompt When Idealism Meets the Cold Air ...

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    Truculent nations vocab

    3 years ago

    None of this is all that new. Canadian War Museum Daniel J. Neumann November 1st, 2010 Professor Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) Vocabulary Assignment Truculent nations Act...

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    A Wonderful Scene

    3 years ago

    This is Roxanne, my chocolate labrador, dressed as a Court Jester.   A Wonderful Scene     The sun gives us light So we may see in the dark, Except...

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    Supercilious, Fulgent Star

    3 years ago

    photo taken by Jan Curtis, site created by Michael Dolan The Aurora Page Daniel J. Neumann Prof. Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) October 27, 2010 Vocabulary Assignment   Supercilious, Fulgent star,...

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    Privatizing Warfare

    3 years ago

    Pres. Obama has been busy with these. aka Blackwater or assasins Xe Services Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Problems in Contemporary Ethics) October 14th, 2010 Exegesis Essay on the War on Terrorism ...

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    Bitter Scar Chasm

    3 years ago

      Bitter Scar Chasm   When I see someone, I expect there to be a Mirror in front of Me, because God couldn’t be This creative—since I...

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    Why I write poetry

    3 years ago

    Stuff like playing FIFA is a waste of time. (And plus I lose all the time to Matt).  Why I write poetry               Okay. Truth time, folks. Or...

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    Electronic Cigarette Technical Description

    3 years ago

      Electronic Cigarette Technical Description (by Dan Neumann) The electronic cigarette is a cheaper, healthier, and available alternative to inhaling tobacco smoke. There are three primary...

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    Broken Shards Craft Mosaic

    3 years ago

    Humanity has Always been fascinated With these salty rocks. Morgue File   Broken Shards Craft Mosaic   Imagine a room, Filled with Projector-Head-Folks Shining,...

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    The inception of her wanton and miscreant exploits

    3 years ago

    Ole Christian Salomonsen, Troms, Norway Michelang Ole Daniel J. Neumann October 6th, 2010 Professor Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) Vocabulary Assignment The inception of Her...

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    How to train a puppy to sit

    3 years ago

    Morgue File   From: Daniel J. Neumann To: Prof. Yonker (Writing in Prof. Cultures) When: 10/10/10 What: Technical Instructions for teaching a puppy to sit Training a puppy to sit is an easy, cheap, and...

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    Relationships, God, and State

    3 years ago

    This was in "OMA: One Man Army." I made it when I was 15. Relationships, God, and State     If God is endless, Then how many faces and Titles does he have? Could it be that...

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    Prideful insolence Vocabulary

    3 years ago

    You've come here for my autograph; haven't you? How quaint! Daniel J. Neumann October 4th, 2010 Professor Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) Vocabulary Assignment Prideful insolence, And sour recalcitrance ...

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    OSA: Orbital Solar Array

    3 years ago

    Could this design help solve the global energy crisis? Daniel J. Neumann Professor Madeline Yonker September 29, 2010 Technical Definition/Description OSA: Orbital Solar Array, a green solution The Orbital...

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    Destruction of Nature is in the White Man’s Nature

    3 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Prof. Vause (Perspectives in Literature) 2-Page Fools Crow Analysis October 3rd, 2010 Destruction of Nature is in the White Man’s Nature ...

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    The Right to Form a Militia in the United States of America

    3 years ago

    Militias should be reserved until Last Resort criteria is met. There are peaceful alternatives. MorgueFile Civil wars are painful. Arizona Militia The Right to Form a Militia in the United States of America I think...

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    Falling Off a Cliff

    4 years ago

    MorgueFile.com is royalty-free---without water-marks even!   Falling Off a Cliff   Yes, it’s frightening. I playfully deny it. I’m in love with you. I survived...

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    Abduction for Fascination

    4 years ago

    1969 2 in 1 collectible CATWOVER (amazon.com) Daniel J. Neumann Professor Kraft (Problems in Contemporary Ethics) September 19, 2010 Literature Review on Morality Abduction for Fascination Gerald Durrell, in...

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    Rumbling Stomach

    4 years ago

    Alan Friedman: http://www.avertedimagination.com/   Rumbling Stomach   Not everything fades, I hope. Do I have a soul? Does it mix with yours? Soothing communication...

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    As inchoate thoughts, redolent, skulk,

    4 years ago

    We're part of nature. Daniel J. Neumann Professor Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) Vocabulary September 15th, 2010 ______ As inchoate thoughts, Redolent, skulk, they smell sweet But promise nothing. ...

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    Satire Burning

    4 years ago

    MorgueFile.com is royalty-free. Check them out sometime. Spaceweather.com   Satire Burning     Alone in a room, A chirp sparks my interest, But...

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    Someone wants me Dead

    4 years ago

    People saw in black and white during the Civil War. Doesnt that death look so appealing? Someone wants me Dead I received a comment today threatening my life. I don’t want to exaggerate, so I’ll let you...

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    The Next Class War

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com is royalty-free. Daniel J. Neumann Professor Walters (Interdisciplinary Writing) 2-Page Analysis of the Human Genome Project September 13th, 2010 The Next Class War The Human Genome Project...

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    The Worlds Within and Outside

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com is royalty free. Daniel J. Neumann Professor Vause (Perspectives in Literature) September 13, 2010 Creek-Durrell Paragraph The Worlds Within and Outside The creek seemed like this self-evident...

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    Your Courtesy Wakeup Call

    4 years ago

    http://spaceweather.com/aurora/gallery_01sep10.htm?PHPSESSID=1ctg5ve50meilqqid4r65hnc26   Your Courtesy Wakeup Call     I’ll never be great, Witty, or handsome...

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    People of Paper

    4 years ago

    See where good ideas overlap.   People of Paper     We are men of God, Romance, thought, and other men. We celebrate us. We honor nature and state, ...

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    Valid Postulate

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com is royalty-free.   Valid Postulate   Follow the sunspots, Attach meaning to the wind, Count the moon phases, Crunch the numbers, chart the...

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    Black Holes Bring Us Together

    3 years ago

    Fotosearch.com is royalty free. Check them out sometime. Black Holes Bring Us Together     Drowsy and alert, I stumble upon your glow, Like a booby trap, The future’s woes melt away,...

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    Dear Mayor Linda D. Thompson

    4 years ago

    From http://www.examiner.com/art-in-harrisburg/it-s-the-annual-kipona-celebration-harrisburg-this-labor-day-weekend Dear Mayor Linda D. Thompson, I go to Kapona every year… to attend the Powwow. More than one...

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    Thinking towards the Future

    4 years ago

    These are pictures of owls, brought to you by Word Play (http://hubpages.com/hub/free-bird-pictures#comment-3751224)   Thinking towards the Future   If everybody Lived like most Americans, ...

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    Quantum Quality Query

    4 years ago

      Quantum Quality Query   Electromagnets, “Shaken, but not stirred,” form light Waves to let us see. Magnets are used for power. Nobody owns the sun yet.   ...

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    Versa Vice and Vice-Er-Verse

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this. Click to enlarge. Versa Vice and Vice-Er-Verse     Binaries mix up. Effect affects the cause and The circles connect. Space and time film holograms. ...

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    Dialogic Love

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this ink-blot. Click to enlarge. Dialogic Love     Without an ego, How could something empathize With a sentient? ...

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    Exploring the Potential

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created these images. Click to zoom in. Exploring the Potential     Sometimes, I feel like History repeats, repeats, Always echoing: A cycle of peace and doom, ...

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    Evolving Apology

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, painted this.   Evolving Apology   Someone completely Care-free cannot love someone. Apathy is the Worst drug. It...

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    As the Sun Goes Down…

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this image.   As the Sun Goes Down…     Nightfall drops a quilt, So heavy, translating force: Converse with...

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    Comforting an Aware Wreck

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this picture. Comforting an Aware Wreck     He’s pointing at you. He expects something to come. Here are your options: Let the sun dry out your...

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    Protest, Boycott, and Abstain

    4 years ago

    Roxanne is the best chocolate labrador I've ever had.   Protest, Boycott, and Abstain   The next election, You should write in candidates. Mark...

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    The Great Release Chapter 9

    4 years ago

    This is the last chapter of the Great Release. Chapter 9   “I own the Earth now, Mr. Banks,” the life-form said. I watched the mass conglomerate and stretch back to its original shape....

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    I am a radical

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this image. Click on it to enlarge. Hello friend, So I’m talking to America for this article—though it may apply to more places than one. I’ve realized lately...

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    Subjects trying to object to determinism

    4 years ago

    My sister made this. I think it's the funniest thing ever.   Daniel J. Neumann Prof. Cleary (Intro to Philosophy) April 17, 2010 The Mind and Materialist Superstition Subjects trying to...

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    The Great Release Chapter 8

    4 years ago

    Chapter 8   The Earth changed since I last saw it. A woman stumbled forward in a sort of stupor, half hobbling with each step. She tripped over some debris on the ground. Many of the buildings had been...

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    What It Means to be Alive

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this image.   What It Means to be Alive     Life is riddled with Beauty, humor, and...

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    The Great Release Chapter 7

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this cover. Chapter 7 Ha ran into my office. “Greg, come quick!’ I followed her through an elevator and out the door. Once we reached the parking lot, we stopped...

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    Orientation

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this image.   Orientation     Your mind is a piece— A fragment—of God’s image. Look in a...

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    Expletus Chapter 7

    4 years ago

    This is the last chapter. Enjoy: Chapter 7 Net One blinked his lights at me. “You ran away. May I inquire why?” “Language.” “Excuse me?” ...

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    When Lies Become Truth

    3 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this image.   When Lies Become Truth     It’s a sugar pill. Does that make the lack of pain ...

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    Temporal Circumstance

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, painted this. Temporal Circumstance   You're both big and small, Young and old, smart and dumb, short And tall, wet and dry, Happy and miserable, Asleep and awake...

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    Death of the 1st Amendment

    4 years ago

    My sister, Christine Neumann, created this image.   Death of the 1st Amendment   The terrorists won. They’ve led us to believe that All of Islam kills. ...

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    Expletus: Dreams

    4 years ago

    This is the Dream section of Expletus. EXPLETUS: A novella, autobiography, or anthology Written by: Joseph Maddock IV In Dedication to God— Because I survived. Dreams: I...

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    The Case for Equality

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com offers royalty-free images! How Marxist! The Case for Equality I think you’re a socialist. And until you can prove to me otherwise, I’m going to talk to you like a reasonable,...

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    Channeling our Mood

    4 years ago

    This image is from OMA: Part 2.   Channeling our Mood   Why do we stain glass? We like to alter the light. Why do we murder? We want people’s...

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    The Great Release Chapter 6

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this cover. Chapter 6   Sitting in my office, I reflected on the events of the day. Then I realized something important: Ha was still alive five years ago. I could find...

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    Habitat for Fatality

    4 years ago

    The time to terra-form Mars was yesterday.   Habitat for Fatality       The air is a bath. The water is molten steam. ...

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    Expletus Chapter 6

    4 years ago

    Chapter 6 I ran as fast as I could. My body still suffered from the aching of cell rejuvenation, but I was becoming used to it. Each stride had its own rhythm to it, brought to life by the pain. As weird as it sounds,...

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    Overlooked Discovery

    4 years ago

    This is an illustration from OMA: One Man Army.   Overlooked Discovery     Rattling reminder Brings forth the despondent past With consequences. ...

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    Dream of Jubilee

    4 years ago

    This is some of my sister's art: Christine Neumann. She painted on top of an old garage door (to redeem its purpose). Click to englarge. Dream of Jubilee   One day, it all stopped. ...

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    My Resume as an Example

    4 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann [Removed] Harrisburg, Pa 17110 Work History: · Editor-in-Chief of E Writer Magazine, October 2006—May 2008 Duties: Correct manuscripts, accept or reject submitters,...

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    The Great Release Chapter 5

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, made this cover. Chapter 5   I would have to pick a safe area on Earth to explore, but without any understanding of the life-form’s influence on humanity or the extent of...

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    Aching Beep Beep Beep

    4 years ago

    This is an illustration from OMA: One Man Army. Aching Beep Beep Beep     The dog is barking. Clouds are precipitating. My laptop: humming. The texture: imparting grace. Case-in-point...

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    Expletus Chapter 5

    4 years ago

    Chapter 5 The outside air cooled the metal knob on the back of my skull. I felt the metallic texture, massaging the inflamed skin around it. A click sounded. I had another flash back. v v v The...

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    Questions for the Lord

    4 years ago

    This is an illustration from OMA: Part 2.   Questions for the Lord       How do I know truth? How does a man find his way? How can we be sure?...

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    Acceleration Cubed

    4 years ago

    I love Haiku. Acceleration Cubed     We need to wake up. We’re addicted to money And over-dosing.   In the world, there’s more Debt than summed liquidity And asset...

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    The Program

    4 years ago

    As a warning, this short story contains no resolution. The Program “It’s your job, Dick.” “No it’s not. And, even if it is now , it still isn’t.” I worked with Mr. Sam...

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    Warning Angst

    4 years ago

    This is an illustration from OMA: Part 2.   Warning Angst   Need to get away. Old ways: self-detonating. Post-modernity.   Try to chase the notes. ...

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    Regulated Procreation through Sexism

    4 years ago

    This is a sample picture from Windows Vista. Daniel J. Neumann Dr. Justus Hartzok World History 2 December 2008 Regulated Procreation through Sexism The sufferings of females can be attributed to the...

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    Starve Fury

    4 years ago

    This was my draft for the cover of OMA: Part 2. You can look it up sometime to choose which you think looks better. Starve Fury   Anger feels like sorrow and spite tied into one knot in your stomach with so...

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    Eat, Drink, Be Merry…

    4 years ago

    Weather becomes extreme.   Eat, Drink, Be Merry…   The open soda, Clapped at first, then its blood hissed, Throffing at the mouth. The state put it...

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    Patriarchal Loophole: Silk Workers

    4 years ago

    Something similiar happened in WW2, when all the men left for war, and only women could work in factories. Daniel J. Neumann World History II (Hartzok) February 18th 2009 ...

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    Elect Your Future

    4 years ago

    Oh, look! A pony.   Elect Your Future     Finishing the race, The goal completed us first— The elastic bands snapping, The batteries...

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    Honoring More than Athletes

    4 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Professor Walters (Adv. Nonfiction Prose) February 23rd, 2010 Olympics Column Honoring More than Athletes ...

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    Praying to Money

    4 years ago

    Praying to Money The bankers own you. Interest, twice the principal, Ties you to bondage. They want you to be in debt. They’ve bought out...

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    Dear Legislator

    4 years ago

    Dear Legislator, There comes a time, in any celebrity’s life, – whether it be an actor or politician – when one’s audience must be acknowledged. As government officials, not only do you...

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    Portraits Poem

    4 years ago

    This image is from Battlefield 2. Remember that war isn't a video game.   Portraits Written by: Daniel J. Neumann     Don’t look, solely, at the television. Study,...

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    Review of Publish America

    4 years ago

    PublishAmerica is a self-publishing, POD press. Daniel J. Neumann Period 9 (Journalism) Mrs. Obrien 7 May 2007 Review of PublishAmerica ...

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    Teenagers talking about Euthanasia

    4 years ago

    I won a silver key, once, in the Scholastic Writing Competition. Daniel J. Neumann Journalism Period 9 12/5/06 Euthanasia—Right or Wrong? ...

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    Nuclear Terrorists

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com is royalty free. Go ahead. Check it out. Nuclear Terrorists     The UN negotiates a deal with Al Qaeda, after New York City is attacked by a “dirty bomb,” irradiating the...

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    Astrobiology

    4 years ago

    This is an illustration from OMA: Part 2. Daniel J. Neumann Dr. Sexsmith Chemistry 22 February 2007 Astrobiology “The universe...

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    Nature’s Reckoning

    3 years ago

    Nature’s Reckoning     Why are you grumpy? The sun gave us light, heat, and Might just take it back. God made this wonderful place To appreciate heaven.   Steam is...

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    Hemp: It Won’t Spill into the Gulf

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com is royalty free! Check it out. Hemp: It Won’t Spill into the Gulf   Cannabis is a safer alternative to alcohol. You cannot overdose on it. Some people say it makes you lazy. But...

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    The Great Release Chapter 4

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this cover. Chapter 4   In two weeks, my personal ship was completed. Gingerly, I would say, I crawled inside my small shuttle, thumbing in the equations and...

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    Double Truth

    4 years ago

    Zoë came home. Headaches: they would often arise after a night on the town. “At least all isn’t lost,” she reasoned. “I did get this awesome pipe.” She hadn’t enjoyed the...

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    Sharpening the Knife

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto is royalty free! Give it a whirl.   Sharpening the Knife   This is relative. Ambiance imparts value. This is relevant. Your surroundings betray you....

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    Reflecting and Revising

    4 years ago

    Reflecting and Revising   I miss an old friend I thought I’d never see her, So I avoided Thinking of her. I tried to Forget. How foolish I’ve been. ...

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    Expletus Chapter 4

    4 years ago

    Chapter 4 I awoke (again), this time in an amazing room—not at all by elegance, but by sheer volume. At least three football fields could fit inside. The tiles had a strange, red glow to them. Tiny metal...

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    Letter to Geometry Teacher

    4 years ago

    I admit I was a punk in highschool. I've since graduated to smart ass :)   Why Geometry is Important in Everyday Affairs Written to: Ms. DiClimente, my Geometry Teacher   One may...

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    Sample Reviewer Letter

    4 years ago

    Dear Reviewer, I am flattered that you have considered my novel under your experienced eyes. I sincerely hope that my work lives up to your expectations, as worth your valuable time. In addition, I have authentic...

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    Creation Book signing

    4 years ago

    This is the novel I sold at Creation. Buy one on Amazon.com! Daniel J. Neumann Professor Walters (Adv. Nonfiction Writing) March 30, 2010 ...

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    Origins of Thought

    4 years ago

    This, and more, is but a part (a morsel) of God. Origins of Thought   God gave us the light What He gives is what He is— Yet He’s more than that.   He, like a circle, Has no...

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    Marriage Defined

    4 years ago

    iStockPhoto.com is royalty-free. Marriage Defined Okay. So I’m just this 20 year old, who seems to be very confused, because I think I can be both conservative and liberal, both Marxist and libertarian....

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    Expansive Dialogue: Chapter 3

    4 years ago

    Chapter 3 “I like resolution,” you say. Let’s try a new way to analyze a text. Imagine each word as a symbol. It’s imaginary in the sense that it...

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    Expansive Dialogue: Chapter 2

    3 years ago

    Chapter 2 What if everything were to be true? “Impossible.” You pause. “What in particular?” I mean, what if even the lies , power hunger , and the wasting of time all became true because I...

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    Expansive Dialogue: Chapter 1

    4 years ago

    Chapter 1 Dialogue between electrons and nuclear forces facilitates ours. It’s you and I now. We don’t have the luxury of four voices, or even two , since you are mute. I’ll try to be fair when I...

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    Expansive Dialogue: Introduction

    4 years ago

    Expansive Dialogue: By Daniel J. Neumann In Dedication to God— You’ve made...

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    You’ve heard it before

    4 years ago

      You’ve heard it before       Any heart can love Anyone. Some allow it More so than others.   This suitcase is too ...

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    “Global Warning”

    3 years ago

    “Global Warning” A short story written when I was 16 “My sister—she has trench foot.” The voice on the other side of the phone paused....

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    Belief Blower

    4 years ago

    Zoom in. I was trying really hard.   Belief Blower     Immigration goes Full circle. The Hopi did Not want Europe here. Hopi lost....

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    Yes, You

    4 years ago

    Things can get far better than worse. Yes, You       In the evening, I followed myself one day And introduced me.   We talked...

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    How a Certain Little Boy and Fat Man Changed Everything

    4 years ago

    I like to shoot Sporting Clays. I stumbled upon an old essay of mine. Enjoy:    Dan Neumann U.S. History (Mr. Goonan) ...

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    The Great Release Chapter 3

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this book cover. Chapter 3 “Is that you, Gregory?” “Yes, mom, it is.” “But how?” I stepped closer to her bed. “I figured...

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    Creaking Faucet

    4 years ago

    Creaking Faucet Urgent love competes With that which is competent. Time is so useful.   Complaining excites The network of matter that Fulfills resistance.   We can all use the ...

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    Scams: Fact or Fiction?

    4 years ago

    Read your contract before you sign!   Daniel J. Neumann Period 9 (Journalism) Mrs. Obrien 10 May 2007 Scams: Fact or Fiction?             Are you...

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    Appearances

    4 years ago

    You're on a different kind of surface than this boat. Are you buoyant?   Appearances       How can Glenn Beck try To defame social justice And...

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    Far Too Complicated

    4 years ago

    This short story is part of the "Nightmare" section of Expletus.   Far Too Complicated Written by: Hector T. Jairden   The police never did figure that me – the child...

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    The Staircase Room

    4 years ago

    This is part of Expletus. The Staircase Room Written by: Hector T. Jairden As an adult, I rest inside a cage—a certain Camp Ridge Penitentiary. I leave a legacy, fortunately enough, so that...

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    United or Divided

    4 years ago

    Isn't a shame that money impedes love so often?   Daniel J. Neumann Professor Leonard January 27, 2009 United America Essay United or Divided: Is it too much...

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    The American Middle-Class in “Separating”

    4 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Introduction to Literature (Mao) March 16th, 2009 Topic 6—Question #4 The American Middle-Class in “Separating” John Updike, famous for his narration of middle-class...

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    Down the Drain

    4 years ago

    Down the Drain     Like constipation, Our political system Can’t oust the deceit.   Differentials Of temperature in the wind ...

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    Expletus Chapter 3

    4 years ago

    Chapter 3 I awoke. God, what a terrible sensation it was. At first, I thought it had more to do with the glass shell around me. I used my hands to push the window off. It stung. I figured being...

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    Drunk Man Never Sleeps

    4 years ago

    This short story is part of Expletus.   Drunk Man Never Sleeps Written by: Jason Blank   NineO’clock, and I still didn’t have a reason for being at the party. Did I get invited here? ...

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    International Criminal Court Terminology

    4 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Eric Leonard (International Politics) ICC Concept Paper October 28th, 2009 International Criminal Court Terminology ...

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    Liberty Outside of Time

    4 years ago

    Listen to rainy days. Find the drum line.   Liberty Outside of Time       Our science is built On an incomplete theory, But it’s growing...

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    Cold Water

    4 years ago

    This short story is part of Expletus. Cold Water Written by: Sam C. Timpson Generals get what they want—especially on a military base. Good thing too, because I wanted some nice, hot coffee....

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    The Face of Nothing

    4 years ago

    "There can only be one!"---Highlander.   The Face of Nothing     Missiles are like these Unmanned suicide bombers. That makes us civil. ...

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    Understand by Guessing

    4 years ago

    Roxanne is the pick of the litter.   Understand by Guessing     Look in the mirror Acknowledge your beauty, worth, And self-actualize.   Our technology ...

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    The End of Times

    4 years ago

    This is part of Expletus.   The End of Times Written by: Jack Lillington   Ned had a way of stating the obvious when he had nothing to say, because – well – he always had to have something...

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    The Court of Reason

    4 years ago

    This is part of Expletus.   The Court of Reason Written by: Jack Lillington   Ned was watching too, I’m sure—him and seven billion other people around the...

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    Rambling On

    4 years ago

      Rambling On       Dogs see us open A box, which feels like winter, Yet produces food. What do they make of that? Are We gods to them or best friends?   I like...

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    Robot 2981

    4 years ago

    This is part of the short story anthology section of Expletus.   Robot #2981 Written by: #2981   My life began with the flick of a switch. My processors took in the stimuli, and...

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    Robot 1642

    4 years ago

    This short story is part of Expletus. Robot #1642 Written by: #1642 My fans fluttered. The circuits throughout my being warmed. Sweet electric nectar bestowed me life. My optic sensors blinked into...

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    The Enforcement of Human Rights

    4 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Professor Eric Leonard Introduction to International Politics Pinochet Case Essay The...

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    The Weakening Magnetosphere

    4 years ago

    From NASA. http://www.spaceweather.com/submissions/pics/l/Lance-Parrish-100913-3367-EM_1284481945.jpg?PHPSESSID=odrnc9clev2371spqf3aca3jq5 The Weakening Magnetosphere Today I want to tell you about a little-known...

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    Something to Think About Haiku

    4 years ago

    This is Roxanne, my chocolate labrador.   Something to Think About       Do you like Haiku? This is my way of freezing The hot, fizzling time.   Dialogue amongst Arguing...

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    Framing a Person

    4 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Professor Walter (Adv. Nonfiction Writing) February 25th, 2010 Memo on Asserting Human Rights Interview Framing a Person   ...

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    Busy Day Song Lyrics

    4 years ago

      Busy Day Song Lyrics   [Shuffling…]   Today’s To Do List: Wake up, get dressed, Eat your breakfast, walk the dog, Drive to work, and Go through the motions. ...

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    The Great Release Chapter 2

    4 years ago

    Christine Neumann, my sister, created this cover. Chapter 2   “I am ready to pilot, sir.” “You so sure, huh?” I said to the trainee. “Explain the principles of the Roulette...

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    Mutually Assured Destruction

    4 years ago

    This is not my image. Tsar Bomba. Mutually Assured Destruction I want to propose a solution for the proliferation of nuclear weapons in “rouge” or “terrorist”...

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    Disjunctive Flashes

    4 years ago

      Disjunctive Flashes   The fluid world waits— Hosting life in the meantime— To freeze or boil.   A wagging finger, A piercing stare, a cold sigh, ...

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    Fear Begets Creativity as well as Destruction

    4 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Introduction to Literature (Mao) March 11th, 2009 “Dream Children” Short Essay Fear Begets Creativity as well as Destruction ...

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    What makes your gender?

    4 years ago

      Daniel J. Neumann Professor Harris (Literary Criticism) ENG 304 Midterm November 2nd, 2009 What makes...

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    When Treatment Comes from a Corporate Oligopoly

    4 years ago

    Daniel J. Neumann Dr. Richard Ievoli GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY.19 1 December 2008 When Treatment Comes from a Corporate Oligopoly… Pharmaceutical companies have evolved from being a “peripheral…...

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