Cleaning the Cluttered Brain

Blog URL: http://cleaningtheclutteredbrain.blogspot.com

Review of Web 2.0 tools, challenges in research, violations of critical thinking guidelines, critique of current events.

Located: St Cloud, Minnesota
Tags: research, Web 2.0, librarians, critical thinking, current events

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Somalia on Feb 7, 2010 in Somalia, documentaries, feminismI am thinking about Somalia. I watched two old documentaries about Somalia from the 1960s: The Parching Winds of Somalia and another one that I can't locate right now...a nice one about a Somali nomad boy and his way of life. The documentaries wer...



LGBT Folks: Backbone of America on Feb 4, 2010 in LGBT rights, same sex marriage, Social SecurityIf my partner dies, because we could never file as a couple on federal taxes, my Social Security payment would be affected. I would not receive the extra payment that widows and widowers normally receive from the federal government. Watch this vide...



Pagans Now Welcome in the Air Force on Feb 2, 2010 in military recruitment, pagans, US military"Earth religions" get worship area at Air Force AcademyWhy not? Appeal to the special Wotan clan of white supremacists and pagan folks who normally aren't military joiners to make the military seem like a friendly place for pagans. Think long and h...



Maybe We Aren't Ready for Gays in the Military on Feb 1, 2010 in LGBT rights, US military, Here is a big problem in the US military that no one is talking about:One third of female veterans of the US military have been raped by male soldiers within their own units, and 71% of post-traumatic stress disorder cases reported by female veterans...



LibraryThing on Jan 24, 2010 in statistical analysis, research strategies, LibraryThingam gathering data on LibraryThing users who have joined LibraryThing groups. According to the website, there are 900,000 LibraryThing users around the world, but based on the numbers that I am adding up right now, not everyone has chosen to join a s...



Martin Luther King Day on Jan 18, 2010 in Martin Luther King, respect, human rightsAs today is Martin Luther King Day, here are a few words from the man in relation to race and humanity. I would like to believe that when King uses the word "man", he speaks for all human beings. I also am going to interpret the use of "God" here a...