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“All suffering is equal.”

The health professional who said this to me told me that she treated one woman who was afraid of flying because her husband’s plane was shot down during WWII and another with the same phobia because a plane had flown overhead when a group of kids picked on her when she was young. 227 more words


Room 101: who goes…? You decide! (insert Geordie accent)

Up until now, my blog posts have been pretty topical. I’ve taken current sporting, political and religious debate and added my two pennies worth. I chose such issues because they resonate with me, and in turn, I have formulated anything but indifferent opinions on each of them. 899 more words


Activists push to ban ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ because it promotes date rape

The duo, singer-songwriters Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski, told CNN that they felt that the original song was “aggressive and inappropriate,” arguing that the listener never finds out what happens to the woman in the song.

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Introducing the Whitest White Girl Problem I've Ever Had, ft. Headspace

I was in a bad mood before breakfast this morning and that’s not really happened since I was 15, so I’m going to ask what you guys think about it.  523 more words

Indifferent Ignorance

Friends ARE important

Hi. It was not enough that 2016 has been a particularly, let’s say, “special” year already, that this last week just got even better (sarcasm right there). 479 more words

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There is a wonderful thread on Twitter where one can share some of the troubling things in life, that just possibly are tied to us being spoiled and privileged called #firstworldproblems.  421 more words

Jannica Merrit