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Is Being A Caucasian A PROBLEM?

Apparently, Arizona State University does. That’s why they are offering a course entitled, “Problem of Whiteness”.

I think the only time being “white”, (which I am not. 44 more words

Advice

Singing Past Our Fears

The little monkey has been very excited all week. Her school class had practiced quite a bit to lead the Shabbat services Friday night.  It’s her weekend with her Dad, so she asked me if I was going to attend and if the Man would be accompanying me.   693 more words

My Life

Hail to the Powers of the Sea!

So, this happened recently in Ireland.

In general, I’m a pretty easy going polytheist. There are some out there with whom I agree on many points, but whose hostility toward monotheism I don’t agree with. 774 more words

Modern Day Worship

robcliffordson reblogged this on Rob Cliffordson's Hearth and commented:

This whole thing angers and upsets me more than words could ever properly express. An overwhelming flood of violent emotions overtook me the moment I read and heard about this travesty, and I’m sickened to the core that someone actually did this sort of thing – Those bastards! My only hope is that the statue of Manannan Mac Lir is found and returned to its proper place, and that the ones who committed such a crime be properly punished. While I’m neither a spouse or a devotee of Manannan Mac Lir, I am quite fond of the old Seadog and count him amongst a host of deities that I’m friendly to and fond of, even more so since he is the father (depending on which version of the lore you go by) of an ancestral goddess to one of the clans I’m descended from on my father’s side. Hail Manannan mac Lir! Hail the rider of the waves! Hail the foster father of the many skilled one! Hail the father of Aine!

Are Hijabi Women Truly Oppressed?

Western Feminism has drastically changed and empowered women over the last few decades. The Suffrage Movement, in the late 19th and early 20th century, was a women’s organization movement which demanded political rights, and, by 1928, managed to achieve their prime goal as all women over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote through the Representation of the People Act -10 years after that right was solely given to women over the age of 30. 870 more words

Islam

Hate Crime: Racist Israelis Attack Man For Speaking Arabic In Jerusalem

Druze man attacked in Jerusalem ‘for speaking Arabic’

Tommy Hasson, who recently completed his IDF service, says ten religious Jewish men assaulted him near central bus station. 213 more words

Palestine

Respect

When we’re children, most of us are taught the definition of the word respect. For those that have forgotten it’s “showing regard or consideration for others.” … 512 more words

Non-Fiction