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Once upon a time, there was a slave who went up to his master and said, “Master, this isn’t right. You’re exploiting all of us who are slaves.

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Shakespeare's Language

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending 18 original copies of the First Folio on a tour of the United States. 824 more words


RE: Why Atheists Caricature Islam: An Insiders Perspective

Original post from Quranalyze it

While browsing through Patheos, I yet again found a popular blog with a guest post that wants to talk about how Atheists create a straw-man of Islam. 4,482 more words


A Loss of Knowledge?

I’ve been somewhat scatter-brained this week, so this may seem a bit disjointed. (…a bit more disjointed than normal?)  I read something in the newspaper that got me thinking, though.  726 more words

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Getting Home

This week will be briefer than I would like. I had planned on having lots of time to write the post, but then real life happened.  604 more words

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Happy Easter!

This is going to be short-ish, but I promised I’d get something out. (No sooner had I hit “publish” on that notification post, than I was taken down by a sneaky, nasty springtime head-cold, which has now taken up residence in my upper respiratory tract…) 267 more words

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When Capitalism Lies in Bed with Activism: On Social Justice, Activism and Beyoncé's Political Role in Black America

What is an activist? And what is the role of an activist? How we do we engage with social justice? How do we respond with concepts that border the line of activism and capitalism? 223 more words

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