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Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 15 2012

The Right to Bear Arms

What occurred in Connecticut was absolute pandemonium. The scenes were completely grizzly and judging from the comments it has polarised the gun debate. The tragedy is simply unbearable to read about…

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Dec 14 2012

Honour in New York

We have come to believe that honour attacks and the like are a rarity in the west. That they mainly occur far away and are such fleeting glimpses into a terrible world. The readers eyeballs prick with tears between the bath and pre-lunch beers… But we don’t expect this sort of attack in New York. …

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Dec 13 2012

So Part III in the Female Genital Mutilation Saga

  A Skepchick writer has come out in favour of the Lisa Wade’s article in one specific way… No one likes to be told what to do? Especially by people outside the culture if they are using language condemning a practice that is harsh. The problem is Lisa Wade poisoned that one point with the …

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Dec 12 2012

A Balanced Look at Female Genital “Mutilation” is Anything But

I started noticing a fair few hits from “The Society Pages” and went to see who was flogging my blog (That sounds… dirty, But then again with my accent saying “Can I butter your scones” can be considered as near pornographical). What I came across was something that sets itself up to be a balanced …

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Dec 11 2012

Won’t Someone Think of The Children

Let’s just say… Jesus makes you think of children a lot. Sometimes in not very acceptable ways. Oh get your mind out of the gutter! This is an article about abortion and in particular Matt Barber’s take on it where he writes an open letter to the women and “girls” who have had an abortion. …

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Dec 10 2012

Ray Comfort is not a Genius

Everyone’s favourite banana fan is back with a new video called Genius. If you want to have a look? Go watch it… But I warn you. I made my way through it painfully and regret doing so while sober. There is not enough alcohol in the world that will get rid of the horrid taste …

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Dec 08 2012

In Defence of Twilight

I am personally not a fan of Twilight. I have read the first book (you cannot condemn something based on hearsay after all) and from what I figured it was a terrible story with a vapid protagonist and an even more vapid vampire derived from an Anne Rice character but with a lot more cardboardiness. …

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Dec 08 2012

Ashley? More like ASH-LIE ! Am I Rite?

Well I am done with my first batch of exams. And hence I am tanked up on weird sleep patterns and loneliness. After writing my take on the sad events of Ashley Miller’s run in with her racist father, I was shocked to see people… actually I wasn’t that shocked. I know the Stormfront exists, …

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Dec 07 2012

Sugar and Spice

Madeline Kara had diabetes. Childhood diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of children with type 1 diabetes affecting around 1.7 per 1000 Americans and a varying amount for type 2 (because ethnicity and socio-economic status plays a role). I said “had”, because Madeline Kara passed away from a diabetic HONK coma. (Hyperglycaemic …

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Dec 06 2012

Of Faith and Fannies – Female Genital Mutilation and Islam

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Female Circumcision (Genital Mutilation) is one of the major problems facing women in large parts of the world. The practice is seen from parts of Indonesia through some areas of the Middle East to (it is thankfully rarer but it still occurs) to Africa where the practice is widespread due to a long history and …

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