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Dehumanization and violence of video games- regulating the consumption of children’s gaming activity

The idea that video games are influencing negative behaviour within children is an ongoing social anxiety. Video games that involve killing of random citizens, bombing buildings, women in degrading roles and anti-social behaviour can have parents questioning how is this affecting their children? 307 more words


Anything you say can be used against you

tw: “therapeutic” abuse of neurodivergent people

When you are mentally ill, when you are autistic, anything you say can and will be used against you. 330 more words


Guilt and Duty—the Soldier's Dirty Hands Problem

The Moral Soldier

The discussion of Walzer’s “Political Action: The Problem of Dirty Hands” brought up some interesting observations about military service and sparked some thoughts on the subject. 2,472 more words


People Who Say "People That"

We’re not going into a tirade here about your grammar. Or the difference between “their,” “there” and “they’re”. There is something that rankles us, though, and we do believe creates an important distinction: 383 more words


Moving Into My Gender

TRIGGER WARNING: misgendering, dysphoria, trying to make yourself be the gender assigned at birth

When I first accepted that I was not a girl, I took a whole bunch of online quizzes, mostly for fun, just to see what would come up when I asked a random internet survey about my gender. 776 more words


The Origins of Cruelty- another post about narcissism

The world is full of narcissists.  For a period of time during the last century, malignant narcissism appeared to be kept in check.  Our collective consciousness was raised by the after effects of the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War and the Space Age.   1,054 more words


Revised History of HIV in Kenya - Part VI - Family Planning & STIs

Could sexually transmitted infection (STI) programs that started many decades before have been involved in the inadvertent transmission of HIV as early as the 1970s in Kenya? 2,483 more words

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