Compositor B's Rants

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Archive for March, 2009

The Black Knight’s Guide to Winning Debates (In Your Mind)

Posted by Compositor B on March 28, 2009

I’m pretty sure everyone know someone who “wins” every debate or argument, no matter the facts, evidence or logic employed against them? I kind of thought the Black Knight from Monty Python’s Holy Grail was a prime example of this type. Enjoy:

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Global Warming, as Viewed by Firebrand Puritan Preacher Jonathan Edwards

Posted by Compositor B on March 28, 2009

Polluters in the Hands of an Angry Mother Earth

In this verse is threatened the vengeance of Mother Earth on the wicked unbelieving Corporations, who were Mother Earth’s visible people, and who lived under the means of grace; but who, notwithstanding all Mother Earth’s wonderful works towards them, remained void of counsel, having no understanding in them. Under all the cultivations of heaven, they brought forth global warming and carbon dioxide and pollution. The expression I have chosen for my text, their seas shall rise in due time, seems to imply the following things, relating to the punishment and destruction to which these wicked Corporations were exposed. Read the rest of this entry »

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The REAL Way to Review Academic Manuscripts

Posted by Compositor B on March 28, 2009

For those of you familiar with the scholarly journal review process, this is the manuscript review we all sometimes wish we could submit: Read the rest of this entry »

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Template for Communication between the Doctoral Candidate and his/her Dissertation Committee

Posted by Compositor B on March 28, 2009

For all you struggling PhD students out there, the following template should come in handy for all communication with your committee regarding your dissertation: Read the rest of this entry »

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