In Civilization and its Discontents, Freud suggests that the purpose of life is the pursuit of happiness – guided by Continue reading
A wise man once said ‘Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives. ‘ Hard to argue with that logic, but I hasten to add that over time the glass becomes brittle and cracks. Grains of sand fall to the ground and accumulate. If we stop, turn and look back, we see our footprints in the sand, disappearing towards some already forgotten horizon. If we dig down into the sand, we unearth the skullduggery, flibbertigibbets and doozies that made our lives bearable. With doozies in hand, I dust off my flibbertigibbets and present my past to you, humble reader. In other words, I’ve found a bunch of old essays and stories on my hard drive and I’m uploading them. Enjoy!
Comparison to Surrealism Surrealism was clearly a study of objects. By reconstructing – through word, thought, and paintbrush – those Continue reading
Selling Science (Nelkin) By: Cameron A. Straughan Sunday, July 28, 2002 I chose to read Dorothy Nelkin’s Selling Science because Continue reading
Environmental Communication and the Mass Media By: Cameron A. Straughan As a biologist, writer, and film/videomaker, I have always Continue reading
Risk & Culture By: Cameron A. Straughan June 23, 2002 The first thing that attracted me to Douglas and Wildavsky’s Continue reading
Initial Reactions to the Introduction of Television Reproducing Reality: Murphy Brown and Illegitimate Politics By: Cameron A. Straughan Student # Continue reading
Mad Cows & Mother’s Milk (Ten Lessons & Appendix) Risk Literacy: Is it the Missing Link in Environmental Education? Lay Continue reading