Daily Archives: October 28, 2007

“Feminism is not about replacing injustice with injustice.”

“Next, we come to the purported hypocrisy of doing what they accuse others of doing. Feminism is not about replacing injustice with injustice. It is not about diminishing the humanity of anyone. It’s about unearthing the ways our traditional understanding … Continue reading

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Is it safe to bank yet?

“As much as the HangUp Team has relied on distributed pain for its success, financial institutions have relied on transferred risk to keep the Internet crime problem from becoming a consumer cause and damaging their businesses. So far, it has … Continue reading

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From glowing shrimps to the moonlets of Saturn

“Boy, this story begs for followup with more, expert opinionizing. In the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Andrew Schneider reports a case of glowing shrimp in the kitchen. A fellow bought them at the market, ate a few, turned out the lights, and … Continue reading

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Genarlow Wilson is free!

Sanity and Justice have prevailed in Georgia. Thank you Sanity and Justice and four members of the Georgia Supreme Court. You other three… “But Wilson is not the only young offender caught in a maze of draconian sex laws. Many … Continue reading

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White America’s idealized, less-than-real black man

“He’s there to assuage white ‘guilt’ (i.e., the minimal discomfort they feel) over the role of slavery and racial segregation in American history, while replacing stereotypes of a dangerous, highly sexualized black man with a benign figure for whom interracial … Continue reading

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Spot the fake

(via Bruce Schneier)

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It’s easy to pray when you’re already on your knees

“Well you weren’t singing Wagner, were you dear. (Or Nazi-er still Richard Strauss.) We all know about the ‘lifestyle’ changes of ‘Ex-Gays.’ They ‘renounce’ their pasts, marry similarly-disposed lesbians and crawl into the closet — like so many of today’s … Continue reading

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Tree houses

I guess if I wanted to live in the forest, this Low impact woodland homes and other tree houses and a few of the other options might be quite pleasant (with proper catering and electricity and hot water and—nah, I … Continue reading

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Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography

Manuel Álvarez Bravo in the Country, México, 1970s. Photograph by Graciela Iturbide Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography.

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