racism is also a pandemic

Whitesplaining, Racialism, Anti Racism

There are wrong ways to fight racism Racism is a scourge, a blight on humanity. All bigotry is harmful because it misrecognizes, stereotypes, and denigrates people. Bigotry based on the perception of race is particularly pernicious, harming lives and whole societies. And yet, racism exists all over the world. I don’t […]

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How I Liberated Myself from Barberism

How many activities do we perform in life mainly because at a young age we were told to? We are socialized into a variety of routine behaviors and learn what is expected of us. So we habitually conform to social conventions. How often do we examine these routines and habits? […]

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Objectification - Patriarchy and Beyond

Follow-up to my article on the objectification of women. My article published earlier this month, “It’s Not Misogyny — It’s Worse Than That,” had many readers and many great comments. That’s wonderful because the issue of discrimination against and oppression of women is something that needs more public discussion. I thank everyone who […]

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Tie Tyranny and Senseless Shoes

A strip of cloth. Really? That’s what matters? Yes, according to some right-wing politicians. I can’t remember the last time I wore a tie. I have two or three stuffed somewhere in my wardrobe (the one that doesn’t lead to Narnia). I’ve carried these strips of cloth with my possessions […]

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No, There Is NOT an App for That

If I was conspiratorially minded, I would believe that Big Tech is out to control every aspect of our lives. I do not engage in conspiracy theories, instead, I recognize that power will exercise its power, and often without regard to the consequences. In the world today, arguably the biggest […]

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The Mass Panic Over ETs Myth

UFO Mythology Meets History – Would people really freak out when they learn that ETs are real? Accompanying the rise of public awareness of UFOs in the late 1940s was the idea that people will panic in the streets at the idea that there are extraterrestrials. This assumption is still a […]

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