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The Lucifer Effect

The Lucifer Effect

Before I start, I’d like to thank Nevillegirl and Gallifrey, who both nominated me for awards recently. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to pass it on (mainly because I don’t follow enough blogs that aren’t industry professionals to actually nominate anyone), but I appreciate it nonetheless. — This week, I watched a lecture on TED.com called ‘The Psychology Of Evil”, which discussed something called the Lucifer Effect, also known as ‘how good people turn evil’. Philip Zimbardo starts the lecture…

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Review: “Mythology” by Helen Boswell

Review: “Mythology” by Helen Boswell

A few blogs I follow have recently posted reviews (Charley R, Nevillegirl, etc.) so I thought I’d do the same. I actually have a book blog, which I frequently neglect, but since so few people read that and so many of you read this, I don’t really see why I need two separate sites. So it’s going here. Bite me. Why did I buy this book? Well, technically, I didn’t. While hanging out on the internet somewhere, a fellow writer…

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Apocryphal And Extrabiblical

Apocryphal And Extrabiblical

Researching this year’s NaNoWriMo novel is proving to be … interesting. I started out with the Apocrypha. For those who don’t know, the Apocrypha are some books that aren’t in all the manuscripts of the Bible, and so they’re not sure whether they’re authentic enough to be counted as actual Biblical books despite the fact they’re quite often referenced at other points in the Bible. Some of the Apocryphal books are included in the Bible used by the Catholic church,…

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