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On My Manifesto

Originally published August 2014

THIS IS HOW YOU WILL LIVE. LIKE EVERYTHING, THIS WILL PROBABLY CHANGE—SUCH IS LIFE. 1,244 more words

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On Conversion Therapy

Since December 28 of last year, outcries of sorrow and calls for justice rang out all over the world for Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teenager who committed suicide… 523 more words

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On Thoughts from My First Catholic Mass in Three Years

I officially left the Catholic Church three years ago. The last time I attended a mass was my niece’s baptism. While I still consider myself “culturally Catholic” (meaning I skip the Jesus while keeping the guilt and alcoholism), I have not been to mass since. 499 more words

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Hail Mooby!

The tagline for this blog is “Thoughts At Right Angles To Reality.”  A while back, I actually thought of changing it to the “No Cow Is Sacred.”  I just really liked the original. 864 more words

Life

A recent nice change of mourning pattern in Iran

Anyone who have lived in an Islamic country knows that music is one of the things that these systems see as “an instrument of Satan” or “something that takes your attention away from God.” One reason, they claim, is that the music is either happy which is something they automatically oppose (happiness), or it is sad but is about your lover not about God or religious entities. 337 more words

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On Hate Statuses

Like I do almost every day, I began perusing Facebook during my lunch break at work. While the validity of social media is beginning to elude me as I get older (there are only so many baby pictures posted by high-school classmates that one can handle in a day), occasionally, something will catch my eye: Maybe Jezebel is running another article on James Franco’s affinity for nudity, or my high-school physics teacher dumped a bucket of ice water on his head. 813 more words

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