You know the drill.
Christians constantly bring up the idea that it was Hitler’s atheism and indeed “belief in the Darwinistic principles of Survival of the Fittest” that brought about the Horrors of the Holocaust. And that somehow Stalin and Mao’s atheism had more to do with their dictatorship than them being dictators of large populations and many seemingly good ideas that turned out to be really bad ones and many horrible ideas that were made in order to maintain power.
I write in response to the Salon article.
Here is the thing? We are all familiar with atheism in America. It dominates the entire dialogue of atheism to the point that if I wish to be relevant? I actually have to cover American and indeed “western” Issues alongside my personal interests. [Read more...]
The following happened last night. What ensues is a discussion about a case of attempted suicide and the management of it and a look at some of the causes. It is a frank experience. There are photographs not of anything graphic but of the view I had throughout the night I spent 12 hours straight trying to make sure someone didn’t kill herself.
I never really commented that much on the shooting of Michael Brown.
I felt that people had already written about the topic to the point of saturation. But I figured that with Ben Stein inserting racist foot into racist mouth, this is as good a time as any to look at the issue.
The post here is by a long time reader who wanted to speak about her choice. I am currently on an Obs/Gynae rotation in India and as part of that have assisted and conducted abortions both medical and surgical. And I showed people a different side of the doctors who do this necessary work.
It inspired a reader to share her story with us. [Read more...]
It’s no secret that women in the geek industry constantly have to demonstrate their credentials above and beyond the call that is normally expected. When I say I read comics, no one demands to find out if I read Archie or not.
What we have is a problem. #Gamergate demonstrates it quite well. There are people making a fairly daft argument. That feminists are evil because Zoe Quinn who made Depression Quest (A Free to Play Game) slept with a games reviewer who never even reviewed her game. And this apparently is the death knell of game writing. [Read more...]