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Diaries published: 9 (1522 days since last diary on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 01:16 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 6 (1522 days since last comment on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 01:16 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

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Total Recommends: 36

Total Comment Ratings: 1

Most Recommended Diary: the permeability of boundaries, 5 comments, 13 recommends

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jo podvin's Most Recent Diaries:

Why, bemoan progressives, don’t Americans rise up to protest austerity measures? Why do we not openly scoff at the ludicrous and endlessly repeated statement that ‘we all need to suffer’ ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 01:16 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The author of a book entitled Methland calls speed the quintessentially American drug, as it allows us to work more, produce more, sleep less, eat less. Crystal meth is a drug that fits ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 15, 2009 at 01:39 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
It is interesting and strange that we humans feel empowered to put genes from bacteria into soybeans and build flying machines that go to the moon, yet feel powerless before the human construct ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2008 at 01:24 PM PST with 5 Recommends
What if we started to view Peace not as the absence of War, not as its anemic and lethargic shadow, but as the equal and opposite of War? What would it look like to mobilize for Peace, train for ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2008 at 07:47 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Borders are, by their nature, permeable. Our first and most intimate border, our skin, encloses within its boundaries many more cells that are 'not us' than cells that are 'us'. We can only live ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2008 at 11:07 PM PST with 13 Recommends
We do not, most of us, still make human or animal sacrifices to the gods, yet the notion of sacrifice is ever-present in our lives. It is spoken of in relation to the sacrifices of our troops for ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2008 at 10:56 AM PST with 0 Recommends

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