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is belief in god irrational? - that is not the question

Debates between theists and atheists have become commonplace over the past few years, for better or worse, and the topic has often been vague enough to allow the protagonists plenty of leeway to espouse their views. 2,401 more words

Skepticism

The Uselessness of Stigma

An interesting article appeared recently on the web site of The Atlantic. The article, written by Conor Friedersdorf, was posted on the morning of April 10 and is entitled “Why Gay Marriage Opponents Should Not Be Treated Like Racists.” It was interesting both because of the way in which it addressed this issue and because of where it was published. 1,046 more words

Politics/Current Events

The Not So Angry Feminist

What’s the controversial topic for the day John?

Well it appears to be feminism Trisha.

Yes, I know. Sometimes I write things on here that are controversial, but after a class discussion today I was horrified to find that a lot of people are truly, deeply misinformed about something, something that matters, equality. 862 more words

My Typical Twenties

Let's Talk Religion!

I have always appreciated a good debate; sometimes it gets me caught up! This is my morning discussion while juggling a sick baby and Sociology class. 2,279 more words

Are Bloggers really Journalists?

Addressing the issues of journalism and blogging can be quite tricky. The negative connotations lent to citizen journalism make it hard for bloggers to be taken seriously. 398 more words

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disabled:

dis·a·bled

adjective

1.

physically or mentally impaired, injured, or incapacitated.

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As some of y’all may know, I have contributed in the past to Offbeat Bride and Offbeat Home & Life (I also was slated to have a guest post on the now defunct Offbeat Families, but the website shut down and went archival before my post had a chance to be published). 1,159 more words

Mental Health