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Straight Edge: Historian vs Hardcore Kid


This week, we are talking Straight Edge and the Hardcore music scene with not one but two special guests!  Colin Eager is a PhD candidate at the University at Buffalo who studies youth culture and political radicalization in the Reagan era, and Mark Miller is the host of HMNI Fanzine podcast, a hardcore podcast inspired from his earlier work on hardcore fanzines.   213 more words


Study finds that children raised without religion show more empathy and kindness

A study conducted by theUniversity of Chicagohas found that children raised in non-religious households are kinder and more altruistic than those raised with religion.The study which was published in the journal Current Biology looked at 1170 children between the ages of 5 and 12 years in six countries (Canada, China, Jordan, Turkey, USA, and South Africa) andexamined “the religiousness of their household, and parent-reported child empathy and sensitivity to justice.” 449 more words

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Burning Down The House

“Dating is a game,” the cunt was saying.  “You’ve got to play.”
She took the cigarette out of my hand and sucked on it the bitch. 620 more words


Straight and sensible reasons why I am an atheist - The quotes way

There are hundreds of great atheism quotes out there. Like most skillful turns of phrase, they allsoundgood. But there are many Idisagreewith, for example “All thinking men are atheists” (Ernest Hemmingway).But these are the ones that strike me most deeply right now. 323 more words

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 Smoking twice as dangerous for women

A woman who smokes the same number of cigarettes as a man is twice as likely to develop lung cancer, doctors have found. Research suggests that females are highly susceptible to lung cancer even though they inhale less deeply and start smoking at a later age than men. 478 more words

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