Compares the ethical code of Joss Whedon’s TV series "Firefly" with the benevolent empire of Star Trek, the gun totin’ Wild Wild West, and the Free Radio Santa Cruz pirates.
Dedicates three poems to Dorothy Bock Goodman: Night Mirror and One Heart by Li-Young Lee, and Jasmine by Jane Hirschfield, to the music of Mothers of the Night by Moby. Quotes a Sufi story in relationship to a photo from Bangladesh. Highlights stories and articles about The Shortwave Report by Dan Roberts. Plays "Is It for Freedom" by Sara Thompson and "Time is Running Out" by Muse.
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