Category Archives: Social Issues

“The Catholic Church Says Some Child Abuse Victims Gave “Consent” When Assaulted” – (Patheos)

Today in the stories that are sure to piss you off, we have this one out of Britan, reported on by The Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority is the UK government agency that, among other things, … Continue reading

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“How One Tweet Can Ruin Your Life” – John Ronson

What we have here, is a must see for everyone. Long ago (or so it would seem now) in 2013, there was a woman named Justine Sacco. Some readers may remember the name. I don’t. Unsurprising, being that I was … Continue reading

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“STEPHEN HAWKING WARNS WE HAVE 100 YEARS TO LEAVE EARTH” – (Newsweek)

Stephen Hawking is at it again. He said something like this last year, and I thought about writing a piece criticizing it then. But I decided not to. Mainly because I thought I was missing something. Being that he is … Continue reading

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Should White Men Be Allowed To Vote? 

Yes, I did just ask that question. Though its not a question I take seriously for reasons that should be obvious, a recent article has forced the question onto my radar due to being given credibility by a fairly mainstream … Continue reading

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Get Your Paws Off Of My Pecker! – Texas Law Makes A Point

I was absolutely SHOCKED when I first heard about this horrifying and horrendous bill out of Texas. I mean, come on! Its not MEN you are supposed to be penalizing for enjoying their god given sexual urges! Texas Law Would … Continue reading

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What Is A Social Justice Warrior?

Though it is a  fairly new term (popularized in recent years anyway), I doubt there are many others that evoke the same reaction that is often associated with being labeled a social justice warrier, or SJW. Some take pride in … Continue reading

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What’s In A Chart? 

What is in a chart? At first glance, everything. All that one needs to know.  Right?  No.  All we see is a representation of a years worth (2014) of collected crime data. No allowances have been made for geography or income. … Continue reading

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