Capitalism is the Codification of Greed

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A lot of people seem to think that Democracy and Capitalism are the same things. I’m not sure when that happened. Maybe it’s always been assumed?

The truth is Democracy and Capitalism have nothing to do with each other.

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Black Panther: Good Movie or Political Statement?

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Turns out, it’s both.

Black Panther is a Shakespearian tale, well told. After watching it, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about Wakanda and the director’s technique in bringing it to life.

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A Purposeful Maker

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Mindfulness via Gadgetry

— 414 words

Star Wars: Return of Fan Entitlement

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The Road Not Taken

— 666 words

On Parentheticals

— 122 words

Monthly Game Update

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Second Efforts

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Artemis

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Thor: Ragnarok: A Joke Too Far?

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Matt McCray

A Purposeful Maker

A Writer of things. Prose. Code. Obscenities. Sentence Fragments.


Latest Fiction

Indiana Jones and the Fountain of Youth (snippet)

“I’ve heard all the stories. They’re true, aren’t they? You found the Holy Grail, actually held it in your hands.”

“Well, yeah. But kid—”

“And did it really save your dad’s life?”

Henry “Indiana” Jones Jr. sighed as he pushed up his trademark fedora and scratched his head.

The Penrose Stairs

I was in a Sisyphean hell. I only had two options: go upstairs or downstairs. The worst part is that the amount of effort to go up or down was the same. How was that even possible?

Tinker Toy

Frank looked at the collection of parts, gears, springs, and microcontrollers spread across his workbench. This would be chaos or just a bunch of junk for anyone else. But not for Frank; they were his clay, his art supplies.

The Corgian Escape

They were in a real mess. Again. Yes, it seemed they were always in one scrape or another, but W’sn thought this was a particularly bad one.

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