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You Can't Be the Victim

Today I want to plead with a special sect of society that has been victimized; to give voice to a population that has long been kept silent.  1,233 more words

Telegraph: Inmates 'discriminated' by prison's refusal to recognise ‘Jedi’ religion

The prison service could be facing legal action from four inmates after it denied religion status to ‘Jediism’, the religion followed by characters in the Star Wars films. 125 more words

Neckties and Starched Shirts

April 8th of 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of a baseball milestone. On that day in 1974, Hammerin’ Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record by hitting his 715th home run. 1,177 more words

Foo Fighters

Being an Ally among Assholes

ME AND MY PRIVILEGE

There is surprisingly little written on the subject, and I won’t quite do this justice, but I will attempt to muddle through, with some anecdotes, some commentary, and some action ideas. 1,640 more words

Ukraine to USA to South Sudan - Worlds of Hate, Scale Unknown

SLAVIANSK – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Tuesday they were holding an American-Israeli journalist in the city of Slaviansk and the online news site Vice News said it was trying to secure the safety of its reporter Simon Ostrovsky. 562 more words

Conflict - Culture - Language - Psychology

I am amazed how some people, instead of striving to understand, resort to anger, bigotry, uninformed judgment, wild assumptions…. The real evil in this world is ignorance, most especially assertive ignorance.

Cognative Dissonance in the family....

So, I have this mother in law …. yeah I know, we all groan and roll our eyes.
She’s highly religious, which I am sure you could guess would cause no conflict at all right? 320 more words

Critical Thinking