Michael Faia's Home Page: The Higher Learning, Satire, Applied Mathematics, Sociological Theory, and Short Fiction Right: Faia with new bride, best man standing mystified

Michael A. Faia

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Staunton, VA 24401
phone (804) 564-6765
phone (804) 712-7672

This site contains research and writings on higher education, dumbing down, the Maple mathematical system, mathematical sociology, sociological theory, functionalism, system theory, chaos theory, along with excerpts from novels and exercises in short fiction and satire.

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Right: Kava en route to the funeral of King Tupou IV, Tonga, Polynesia, 2006

NB: Several items listed below may be missing temporarily,
while our cybercaverns are re-loaded.
New wall paintings. New bones. A nice little fire. Outta marshmallows.

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The Character of our Content: Serious and/or Satirical Inquiries into the Higher Learning (under excavation)

"And now I see with eye serene
The very pulse of the machine"


At first it's kinda fun, you're merely a heel called,
But soon you'll end up with your arse keel-hauled
Do not ever, God forbid, bite the hand that doth feed you,
But do not ever heed the hand that will smite you
It is said that El Niño your sins deftly bore:
May your sins bore El Niño, while levelling the score