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Stop Making Martyrs
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode. - Ralph Waldo Emerson James Damore is another individual added to the growing list of "mundane martyrs" - a list of boring, every day (More)
The Big Misconception
The number of people my age, younger now, a whole generation younger, who are fiercely bright, over-educated, under-employed and who are politicised and purposeless really upsets me. It's soul-destroying. - Benedict Cumberbatch One of the big misco (More)
Argumentative Framing
In both law and politics, I think the essential battle is the meta-battle of framing the narrative. - Ted Cruz One of the interesting factors in debates is how people decide to frame their arguments. This is usually done to be part of a larger sche (More)
A Cult for the Bullied
It is commonplace to mock SJWs, feminists, and liberals for their ridiculous ideas, attitudes, and behaviors. This may be the cause of their behaviors in the first place. I suppose this is another take on the "coddled hypothesis" that some like to pu (More)
Pamela Sue Anderson (Oxford) on the Future of the Philosophy of Religion
Pamela Sue Anderson Professor of Modern European Philosophy of Religion, Oxford University presents "Concepts to Live By: Change for the More)
Bigfoot Logic
My single-minded aim is to give existence to fantasy. - Claes Oldenburg Ideological thought is unfalsifiable, due to the immense need for ideological preservation. Any thought that goes against the narrative is almost immediately reshaped into so (More)
The Silent Mental Illness
I suspect that here theists and atheists would agree: Human beings have within them the ability to choose evil or good. We wake up each day facing the age-old struggle of good and evil. In some situations, mental illness clouds our judgment. - Ad (More)
The Problem with "Racist" and "Sexist"
Everything is racist. Everything is sexist. Everything is homophobic. And you have to point it all out - Anita Sarkeesian Calling things *ist or *phobic is an extremely common leftist tactic. It is of course, not an argument based in fact. One ca (More)
Big Media and Critical Thought
"The devil gave humans critical thinking, which God didn’t want us to have." - Unknown Big media has ruined critical thought both intentionally and unintentionally. The notion that the internet is truly open is misguided in practice. Firstly, one (More)
False Offense Offends Me
If someone tells me that I’ve hurt their feelings, I say,  “I’m still waiting to hear what your point is” - Christopher Hitchens The words “that’s offensive” or “that’s a sensitive subject” have no place in academia or universities, and in blunt (More)