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Kent Campus Deconstructs Politics with PaRDi

By John Woolley

The room is long and dark. Chairs line the length of the walls on two sides. In the center of the room rests a professional-looking table with black executive-style chairs. 594 more words


Remaining Civil in Times of Disagreement

In a post by William K. Wolfrum  on Dagblog, he posted  a YouTube video of Dan Savage and his husband Terry talking to LGBT youth about how things do get better and not to panic. 2,528 more words



Nowadays, anyone putting forward a value judgement, that is anything rather than a rock-solid scientific fact, is likely to come across the following complaint pretty soon after: ‘who are you to say that?’. 639 more words


A Discourse on Spiritual Illnesses by Hadhrat Muftī Ibrāhīm Raja Sāhib (dāmat barakātuhum)

The following is a bayān (discourse) by Hadhrat Muftī Ibrāhīm Raja Sāhib (dāmat barakātuhum) on the topic of spiritual illnesses:

Hadhrat Mufti Ibrahim Raja Sahib

The Gender Assumption

It’s easy to throw around the word “sexism” and sound like an angry feminist when talking about deep-set cultural issues. Why are there fewer women in STEM fields than men? 694 more words


Ubinam Gentium Sumus?: Jurassic World and the Post-Modern Capitalist Cinematic

O di immortales, ubinam gentium sumus? Quam rem publicam habemus? In qua urbe vivimus?

This is not a review of the latest of the Spielberg franchise film, Jurassic World, but rather a spiel based on the representation of the film through its promotional materials, notably the video trailers, and a examination of how the film reflects the socio-economic and media environment in which it has been produced.

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How Not Talking About Religion or Politics Made Us Worse At Both (Pt. 2)

Politics can be a beautiful thing. As the Supreme Court this week just upheld critical components of the Affordable Care Act and ruled on the constitutionality of banning same sex marriage, there is a great deal of excitement and discussion going on. 1,176 more words