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Monthly Archive: December 2011

Dec 29 2011

Her provocative behavior

So repeatedly calling a woman a slut is actually a form of harassment? An indictment was filed Thursday against Jerusalem resident Shlomo Fuchs, 44, an ultra-Orthodox man who hurled sexist slurs at a female soldier on a public bus in the capital. The court also stated that sexual harassment does not only apply when the …

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Dec 29 2011

Comedy Hour

Priests. Greek Orthodox priests, Armenian priests. Cleaning up the “Church of the Nativity” in Bethlehem. For the Orthodox Christmas on January 7. Scrub scrub, dust dust, polish polish, sweep sweep. Bash bash. Bash bash bash bash bash bash.  

Dec 28 2011

Tiny dog

CooperIntherocks

Another one. Just for fun.

Dec 28 2011

Disinfecting

Jason Thibeault says why it’s useful that Rebecca Watson draws the pus of frothing misogyny out into the open where we can see it and then pour bleach on everything in sight. Maybe not so good for her, but for all of us. These magical superpowers of hers are probably a curse for her own …

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Dec 28 2011

We have to base our behaviour according to scripture

It appears that David Cameron is jealous of theocracy. He wants him some of that extra goddy power! Prime Minister David Cameron has said the UK is a Christian country “and we should not be afraid to say so” in a speech in Oxford on the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible…. And he …

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Dec 27 2011

Just for fun

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Cooper on the beach.

Dec 27 2011

Post-born children don’t matter so much

There’s a thing called Personhood USA. The Primary Mission of Personhood USA is to serve Jesus by being an Advocate for those who can not speak for themselves, the pre-born child. We serve by starting / coordinating efforts to establish legal “personhood” for pre-born children through peaceful activism, legislative efforts and ballot-access petition initiatives. By …

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Dec 27 2011

Aesthetic interlude

Just to knock your socks off – Photography in the style of traditional Chinese painting of the Song and Yuan dynasties by Don Hong-Oai.   There are lots more; go look. They’re sensational. Via Julia Galef at Facebook.

Dec 27 2011

Decent women don’t have “crisis pregnancies”

And if we haven’t had enough religious bullying today, here’s another batch. As ThinkProgress has reported, so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” that claim to help women in need are actually established by anti-abortion activists with the sole objective of shaming women out of having abortions. Despite receiving federal and state funding, they have a history of …

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Dec 27 2011

Not a touch

Hmmm. Massimo Pigliucci did a skeptical post on Hitchens a couple of days ago, and Jerry Coyne defends Hitchens today. I mostly agree with the defense, but…hmmm. Misogynyist? Does Pigluicci know what that means?  Let us check the Oxford English Dictionary. “Misogyny: Hatred or dislike of, or prejudice against women.”  I don’t think Hitch hated, disliked, …

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