Columns by Paul Wiersma

About Paul Wiersma

Paul Wiersma studies Management Information Systems and Operations Management at the University of Alabama. He is a regular columnist at the Peanut.

The Trail, Pt. II

“Dean was out of sorts most of the next day. He went to the school where he taught, but he felt distracted and a little depressed that the students seemed so disinterested.”

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The Trail, Pt. II

“Dean was out of sorts most of the next day. He went to the school where he taught, but he felt distracted and a little depressed that the students seemed so disinterested.”

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The Trail

“It’s the human condition really — conquer the things that you understand, and choose to believe that everything else is fiction.”

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The Trail

“It’s the human condition really — conquer the things that you understand, and choose to believe that everything else is fiction.”

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Rose Pebbles

“I wonder sometimes if she still has that rose… I hope that she doesn’t still carry it. I hope that it’s been thrown away. I hope that it’s been carried out to the trash, and I hope that whatever compost it finds itself in that it will make new roses there.”

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Rose Pebbles

“I wonder sometimes if she still has that rose… I hope that she doesn’t still carry it. I hope that it’s been thrown away. I hope that it’s been carried out to the trash, and I hope that whatever compost it finds itself in that it will make new roses there.”

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Why Comcast is Unequivocally the Worst Company Ever

“You would think Comcast had cured world hunger instead of, I don’t know, doing their own goddamn jobs that they’d been neglecting for the better part of a month.”

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Why Comcast is Unequivocally the Worst Company Ever

“You would think Comcast had cured world hunger instead of, I don’t know, doing their own goddamn jobs that they’d been neglecting for the better part of a month.”

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The Sound

“There was a sound in David’s house that he didn’t know.”

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The Sound

“There was a sound in David’s house that he didn’t know.”

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Quality political discourse has grown rare

“It’s not all white and black. There are many beliefs aligned with both political parties. Its unfathomable that you even portend to align yourself completely with one side or the other. It’s unlikely you thought every issue through and that you would agree with everything any one party believes. You confidently defend viewpoints that you don’t understand.”

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Quality political discourse has grown rare

“It’s not all white and black. There are many beliefs aligned with both political parties. Its unfathomable that you even portend to align yourself completely with one side or the other. It’s unlikely you thought every issue through and that you would agree with everything any one party believes. You confidently defend viewpoints that you don’t understand.”

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Thank God for Subway or How Not to Run a Business

“What better way to show students the shameful consequence of poor business? Plop up a poor business where students rely on business.”

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Thank God for Subway or How Not to Run a Business

“What better way to show students the shameful consequence of poor business? Plop up a poor business where students rely on business.”

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