the writing of Janet Kuypers

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I am, therefore I THINK

1991 Essays:

do you know you are not dreaming right now?
exploring power
Is The Doctrine Of Double Effect Plausible?
Kafka’s Metamorphosis and the Social Implications for the Handicapped

Kids Can Be Cruel
The Effect of Peers On One’s Full Potential

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Medicine and Women
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modern-day footbindings
and the oppression of women

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Moral Justification of Family Punishment
the purpose of the state through the nature of political consent

Victim Blaming
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ways women hurt themselves to make themselves beautiful
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What You Ought To Do Versus What You Have To Do
women struggle with this every day

1992 Essays:

nonfiction
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poetry
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pornography
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1993 Articles:

Bridging the artist’s computer gap with interactive software

Pizza & Pasta magazine article written with Eugene Peppers

1994 Essays:

Growing Up Female
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article: The Things You Haven’t Heard About the Power Mac

1995 Articles:

Brushes with Fame: Meeting The London Suede and Oasis
article written for the Indie Review/Reverberate magazine

First in Show: Karen Finley
A Certain Level of Denial

1997 Essays:

a letter to our political leaders
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balancing the budget
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boomers beware -
Who Pays the Price for Taxing the Rich?

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capital gains - or losses?
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Child Molesters and the Government:
Big Brother is Watching

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Children Flying Airplanes
and More Government Red Tape

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The Christian Coalition and the Religious Right
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Diversity, Political Correctness, and Creativity
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DNA versus emotion
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Do People Want Justice, or Just a Good Hanging?
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get the government out of broadcasting
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Let the Government Tell You When You’re Ready?
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sexism in general
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the illness of volunteerism
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The Wrath of Valentine’s Day
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welcome to corporate america
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what are flexible ethics?
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Women Without Men

1999 Essays:

keep my sanity
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Veggies of the World Unite
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When Credibility Doesn’t Matter
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2000 Essays:

King of the Universe

2004 Essays:

Travel Through Space

Understanding the World of Prejudice

2005 Essays:

By Reason of Insanity
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How Do I Get to the Moon

prose from the book Duality:

Long After 9/11
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the New Orleans Four One One
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2007 Essays:

Looking for Life on Mars

No Water on other Planets?

I am, therefore I THINK


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