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"On ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

I borrow one of the most widely translated sentiments in literature for two reasons. Firstly, The Little Prince was one of the first books ever read to me (thanks, Mom!) that made a lasting impression. Second, it elegantly reinforces — in my opinion — what I occasionally have the effrontery to doubt: that good ideas will overcome the glossy surface.

Of course, I throw around lots of words in the blog, and some of them even clump together, throw a party, and call themselves an idea. But there is a time for other forms and forums. Here, then, are some other ideas.

On Building a New Ethical Model for a New Medium
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Essay for Communication Ethics class, April 10, 2000
How can one reconcile an ethical framework for the Web when it is so new and so misunderstood?

Yugoslavia and the Perpetuation of Violent Nationalism
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Essay for Propaganda class, November 19, 1998
A discussion of the roots of Serbian and Croatian nationalism in the former Yugoslavia