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- I used to call myself a feminist. Over this past year, I've found the word distasteful. Why? Because of the women online and in the public eye supposedly “speaking” for my gender.
People like this:
http://skeptischism.com/blog/2014/04/18/melody-hensley-and-ptsd/ - Melody Hensley, Center for Inquiry–DC Executive Director
https://twitter.com/AmandaMarcotte/statuses/458276400047595520 - Amanda Marcotte, “Liberal journalist”
And too many others for me to really care about listing here
I’m sick and tired of being ...more
“It's now very common to hear people say, 'I'm rather offended by that.' As if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more... than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fucking what."- Stephen Fry
- I’ve been seeing some people tweet about a certain rad-fem’s latest pronouncement on Twitter, but until just a while ago, I didn’t really have time to actually look at what these others were referring.
I pulled up this site, which has some of the story line, to see what the kerfuffle (I like that word) is all about. So, it seems ...more
- Throughout the Old Testament, Yahweh acts like a deontologist. Here are some passages where God hands down categorical prohibitions against various behaviors (all passages are ESV. bold mine).
If a person turns to mediums and necromancers, whoring after them, I will set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.
If a man lies ...more
- Karen Stollznow has made spurious and demonstrably false accusations of sexual harassment and sexual assault against Ben Radford, apparently arising from his failure to pursue a relationship with her, and her need to raise her standing in the Social Justice Warrior community by upping her victim cred for fun and profits. Having rejected Radfords offer for her to submit a ...more
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