Tag Archive: activism

Aug 16 2013

Open thread on AXP #827, with guest, Rob Poole, MB BS, FRCPsych

I’ve embedded a number of links below, and I would urge you to explore them. I initially had included far more quoted material, but the post became too long, and I finally decided that links and brevity were best. However, the linked information is highly relevant. Most of the links are to summaries or small items …

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Sep 05 2012

Lady Godiva and a Forgotten Lesson about Honor

Do you recall the story of Lady Godiva? Most people recall an image of a woman with long flowing hair, on horseback, naked. But less people are actually familiar with the legend behind the image. In summary, the good Lady was married to a greedy tyrant who exacted painful levels of taxes from his subjects. …

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Mar 18 2012

Evangelical narcissism: or, Jason Russell really is an epic douchebag

Dude, you are SOOO radical! And I bet you still haven't found what you're looking for!

Haven’t really talked much about the whole Kony 2012 flapdoodle here, because up until now, it didn’t seem to be much of a religious issue. But looking over the curious case of Jason Russell, self-appointed savior of Ugandan children and flamboyant public-naked-meltdown-haver, it is necessary for me to prologue this post in order to give …

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Jul 11 2011

Social graces, who needs em?

Russell here. I haven’t really thrown myself fully into the Watson / Dawkins dust up, apart from a Facebook thread and a few choice remarks in comments. Rest assured, though, that I and pretty much every Atheist Experience participant I’ve seen in email agrees (as far as I can glean) with the main thrust of …

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