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Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 25 2012

It’s Not Lying! It’s Just Research Lite!

Thou shalt not bear false witness                                                – Exodus 20:16 It surprises me how many people of the Abrahamic Faiths (Islam, Judaism, Christianity and associated splinter movements) can remember random bits of their faith but forget something as simple as the ten commandments. The ten basic rules you are supposed to live your life by, …

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Jul 22 2012

Of Ducks and Pigs

One of the rising trends in medicine is the concept of integrative medicine. The idea behind this is the combination of Western, Eastern Traditional Medicine and other Traditional Medicine practices into a single cohesive practice. Actual medicine is combined with yoga, acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy and a variety of other practices in order to treat the …

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Jul 21 2012

The Hags of Lag

Videogames tend to have fewer female participants in the competitive and indeed the online scene. There are a tonne of reasons which we can get into later but the primary reason is one that everyone can guess. Well if you are part of Men Going their Own Way it’s because men’s brains are superior What …

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Jul 15 2012

How to Dismantle a functioning Medical System

The fascination with the dismantling of a socialised medical system is a conservative wet dream. It’s as if the very presence of the NHS is a fetid sore on the arse of the United Kingdom rather than the reality. The NHS is a shining example of what socialised medicine can do. The UK isn’t the …

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Jul 14 2012

A Moderate Proposal

It always amazes me about what people think is reasonable and moderate. In fact, I have come to the conclusion that any article with “Reasonable” or “Moderate” in the title is anything but. I am sure someone in Afghanistan or Somalia has a “reasonable” proposal to use heavier stones in order stone people to death …

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Jul 14 2012

Fundementalist Church of Latter Day Sinners

The Fundementalist Church of Latter Day Saints are not associated with the Mormons. Mormonism is one of those brand new faiths. A cult that has gained religion status (The only difference between religion and cult is timeframe) and expanded into it’s current format. It’s changed a lot mainly due to to the fact that it’s …

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Jul 07 2012

It Gets Better – Things Can Change

Normally I stay away from Reddit, it was a bit beyond me and I heard tales of abject misogyny. But this is equal parts inspiring and tragic and makes me want to join in. Things won’t get better unless we make it better ourselves. Despite all the doomsayers and judgements and deaths, the HIV epidemic …

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Jul 01 2012

The Case Against Religious Circumcision

Paperoairplane makes his case for why circumcision is important and why those who are against it’s cosmetic use are impinging on his rights. Circumcision is NOT essential to Judaism. The argument that circumcision is a painless (relatively speaking. It’s pretty painful. Ask anyone who has been circumcised as an adult if they would do it …

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