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Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 26 2014

Weeping for the Modern Caste-Hindu?

Outlook recently published, on their website, Jakob de Roover’s reaction to “l’affaire Doniger”. In the article, de Roover cooks up a story to explain how the “deeply flawed” narrative of the caste system and the Hindu religion is responsible for the creation of Hindu fundamentalism. What brings Hindu organizations to filing petitions that make them …

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Feb 25 2014

On Comparing Tragedies and Responsibilities I

“Don’t worry, christianity harmed and killed just as much people and destroyed properties. Or maybe more?” “That’s nothing. Christians can do twice as much in half the time. next time, call a marine.” “Why don’t you mention what the Christians are doing?” These are some of the comments that a post on The Paleolibrarian Page …

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Feb 22 2014

How Rapists Manipulate Their Victims

(Content note: contains numerous quotes from rapists, taken from Project Unbreakable.) I’ve been following Project Unbreakable (tumblr, facebook) for almost two years now. If you aren’t familiar with it, it’s an American initiative started in 2011 by then nineteen year old Grace Brown, which photographs sexual assault survivors holding posters with quotes from their attackers. …

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