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Core Patriarchal, White Supremacist, Colonialist Concepts and Values, Widely Practiced That Impede Positive Social Justice Transformation

Core Patriarchal, White Supremacist, Colonialist Concepts and Values, Widely Practiced That Impede Positive Social Justice Transformation

By Emma Rosenthal & Xeres Villanueva

“The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.”-Steve Biko… 4,387 more words

HUMAN RIGHTS

PART 4: More ‘Splaining To Do

PART 4: More ‘Splaining To Do

Let’s start with that mischievous word egoism. Human altruistic self-interest is not egoism, which too strongly connotes a self-importance that values the superiority of oneself above all other persons, at all times. 529 more words

On Human Altruism

CHRISTIANITY AND CIVILIZATION

 

In our last blog post we considered the nature of civilization, and concluded that it was an organized effort on the part of human beings to live and work together; and that this, in turn, required certain standards of behavior.  1,543 more words

Christian Life

Voting Labour, Joey Tribbiani and enlightened self-interest

Ever since Theresa May called a ‘snap election’ as a result, in her view, of the House of Commons repeatedly blocking Article 50 and Brexit by having the temerity to vote for it, I find my self fixated with the question of self-interest. 1,363 more words

Ramblings

A Brief Note From The Doylist Perspective

So, saw an addition to the verse’ trope page today:

Libertarians In Space: Examined. The central setting, the Empire of the Star, is portrayed as a libertarian Utopia, where respect for liberty and personal choice is balanced by an admirably cheerful general attitude of voluntary civic-mindedness.

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Trope-a-Day: Enlightened Self-Interest

Enlightened Self-Interest: The source of all good things in the universe, and thanks to mélith, a basic principle of life when you’re an Imperial. 43 more words

Trope-a-Day