“All men are created equal” is, of course, one of the most essential doctrines of civil religion in the United States – a doctrine equally in sharp contrast with most human societies. While it is well-established that “men” did in… Read More ›
What does “life” really mean? Join me in this thought exercise!
A six stanza haiku!
Unless we outright ignore evidence, we recognize that temperatures are increasing, weather is changing, and that while part of this is beyond human control, a huge–very huge–part of it is caused by our excessive use of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide,… Read More ›
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, while entertaining on the surface, is problematic. Naturally, it fails the Bechdel Test (to pass, a movie ONLY needs to have at least two women with names, who talk to each other, about something other than… Read More ›
The United States IS Uneducated, NOT Fragmented & A Brief Case Study in Religion and Marriage Rights
This is probably mostly preaching to the choir, considering my audience. But a rant is in order. Yes, of course, the United States is fragmented, but the real cause is rooted in vast anti-intellectualism, not increasingly divergent mores. People in… Read More ›
You cannot deny that racism exists, especially if you’re “white.” You cannot deny that sexism exists, especially if you’re male. You cannot deny that classism exists, especially if you have transportation, shelter, clothes, water, and/or enough to eat. You cannot… Read More ›