Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fair Questions: What is factose intolerance?

Recently on a collaborative podcast, I coined the phrase “factose intolerant” to describe a condition faced by many human beings.  This is not a condition specific to those who subscribe to any particular set of beliefs; I’ve seen this condition … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: Should Apple ban orgasm practice apps?

I learned recently via an article on VICE that there are a variety of smartphone apps for people to use to educate themselves on how to provide a woman with pleasure by stimulating the vagina in various ways.  The only … Continue reading

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Gunbusters & Terrorists

Over at The Daily Show, Trevor Noah points out that it would seem obvious to many people that anyone on a terrorism watchlist should not be able to buy guns.  He then rightly points out that it’s quite possible that … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: Transgender, Transabled, Transaged?

In the continuing saga of the rise to power of a subjectivist ontology, people who are suffering from gender identity disorder or body integrity identity disorder (and various body dysmorphias) are, with increasing frequency, able to find people willing to … Continue reading

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The Magic of Confirmation Bias

Recently, a friend shared a VICE article about witches across the world cooperating to cast a spell on rapist Brock Turner (about whom I’ve written before).  This event, which was organized using Facebook, really showcases the power of social media to … Continue reading

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The Conservative Analysis

This is not an analysis of the Conservative movement in the U.S. Nor is it an attempt to understand the philosophical assumptions of conservatives. Previously, I have written about the philosophical assumptions of both progressives and conservatives, and I started … Continue reading

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No Country for Grown Men

I’ve been reading news articles sporadically over the past couple of weeks regarding a highly controversial criminal case that found the defendant guilty of several charges of a sexual nature.  Brock Turner, a Stanford student and athlete (hence this being … Continue reading

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