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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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
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
NOTE: The Arvidsson reading has been added to ELMS! My apologies!!
As always, I’m absolutely loving all of your responses! Perhaps it is because we have the internets between each other that allow for it, but you all are really getting into these topics in ways that students in this class typically don’t (after all, to question the taboos of intergenerational sex is not something someone may feel incredibly safe doing in the classroom setting!). 1,347 more words
What do sex education, homosexuality, pornography, abortion, and pre-marital sex have to do with each other? Today’s reading, Gayle Rubin’s Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality… 888 more words