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5 Critiques of Internet Feminism

Internet feminists are generally a very prickly, insular group. As far as the ideological groups I’ve participated in (from Fascists, Communists, Anarchists, etc.) I’d say they are by far the most unwelcoming and unwilling to talk about their beliefs on a level beyond five minute sound bites (wage gap, rape in colleges, etc.). 2,200 more words

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Economics, Media and Crisis - Interview with Julien Mercille

Julien Mercille has recently published his book on the media treatment of the Irish economic crisis (a short review can be found here). His research has exposed much of the biases in the coverage of economics and political policy in the  Irish media sphere including the overarching neo-liberal ideology that has acted to support elite classes throughout the crisis. 976 more words

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Overcoming Religious Indoctrination and child danger.

Religious indoctrination is real. It is a traditionally-based process of all cultures. Its power is such that peoples so affected have a ‘belief’ they have chosen their particular ‘faith’ above the many on offer throughout the planet. 995 more words

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The Nonsense of "Checking Your Privilege"

As far as ideological buzzwords are concerned, “Check Your Privilege” is right up there with “Rape Culture” in the hierarchy of excellent, beautifully conceived drivel. I am in awe of phrases like this, they are exactly what this blog has always been about, power through ideas. 1,557 more words

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Christian Faith Is Hearsay

Christian, your faith is not really in god and Jesus. Your faith is really in those men who wrote those ancient texts that now comprise the Bible. 1,536 more words

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Christians Don't Use Their Head.


Image by Jason McKim’s Old Account via Flickr

Christians are told: don’t use your head if you want to keep your faith. Whatever you do, don’t let these people make you think about it. 692 more words

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Why Christians repeat the exact same statements over and over again?

Many atheists, myself included, have argued with Christians and Creationists so long, that we’ve noticed many of them seem to repeat the exact same statements over and over again, particularly with respect to their dismissals of what we have to say. 986 more words

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