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Nov 04 2012

Sporadic (Link)Spam

Pavlov’s dogs ate my homework*, so while I write up ethnographic fieldnotes (Worst. Thing. Ever.) here’s some collected clicky things.  I’ve listened to the Dalek Relaxation Tapes too many times this week. Oddly enough….and I’m mildly embarrassed to be saying this…they work. Or at least, they make me giggle so much I can’t stay stressed. On a more …

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Oct 22 2012

Behold the Blog: All My Stubborn Ounces

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I’ve been meaning to make some regular features of my blogging here, and now that I’ve lassoed a free half hour to myself, I’m starting this one: Behold the Blog. Every Monday, give or take the occasional midterm, travelling, or mid-quarter-life-crisis, I’m going to talk about a blog I hope is new to you. Today: …

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May 19 2012

Liveblogging the Women in Secularism Conference V

5:36 She has been accused of being hateful and spreading hate. She doesn’t know how to bridge the gap between left and right. And she’s been called racist for speaking out. Forbidding burqas? Very good, excellent, I hope they will apply it in every country in Europe Are there resources to learn more? Look for …

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May 19 2012

Liveblogging the Women in Secularism Conference IV

3:30 Susan says that atheists were also hidden from the feminist movement. The audience asks why women try to rewrite the bible and koran? Wafa: Because the Koran doesn’t serve us. She asks why atheist groups and liberals are not responsive to her message Susan says it is a confusion of multiculturalist liberals with atheists. …

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May 19 2012

Liveblogging the Women in Secularism Conference III

Lunch 12:30 How can incorrect data at congressional hearings? One of the most important things we can do is correct the record. How do you answer the comments that Stanton and Anthony were anti abortion? Abortion was illegal and women died when they were done. They would not be anti abortion today. Medical science is …

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May 19 2012

Liveblogging the Women in Secularism Conference II

10:57Jen was asked how she would ever find a husband if she was an atheist. I’ve gotten the response of don’t you want a family. I know that feel. Ophelia wants to add pop culture and it has eliminated women in the past few decades. The absence of women here is about absence of women …

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Apr 24 2011

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http://withoutapologyinmaine.wordpress.com/2011/04/24/april-may-2011-edition/

Mar 31 2011

Google +1 Button: Not Buzz

Google has apparently not learned its lesson when it comes to getting involved in social ventures, and is rolling out a new feature called the +1 button, which is essentially equivalent to Facebook’s “Like” button.  If you’ve got a Google profile, you can see what your friends with Google Profiles have +1ed and, unlike Facebook, …

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Mar 29 2011

Children and the Supernatural

I read this really fascinating article about children and the ages at which they are prone to believing in the supernatural.  So often we think of faith as childlike, and no matter what religion or superstitions you hold to, those of other people always seems silly and naive.  Something a 4 year old might believe …

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Mar 25 2011

My Con Schedule 2011

  I'm going to have a busy summer! Secular Coalition for America's Summit in Washington DC from May 19-21.  I haven't been to DC since I was 13,  so this is exciting, and I've been invited as Future Leader and will get to talk strategy, which is also cool.  Still need to figure out travel plans, …

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