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Black Lives Matter

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White Supremacy and Violence

So back in early May, while the Baltimore protests were going on, Rabbi Benjamin Blech wrote an article about violence in the riots. I’m linking you to Aish.com, but I first saw it in the May 8th – 14th edition of the … Continue reading

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@RichardDawkins… We Are Not Allies

This was first posted here on December 18, 2013. I’m reposting it, with a few small additions. I was 21 when I first realized I was an atheist, and the same age when I told my mom and brother. I … Continue reading

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How I Feel Michael Brown’s @NYTimes Obituary Should Have Been Written… #Ferguson

Having read the New York Times obituary for Michael Brown, I was as disturbed as many others by the way it was written. As such, I have decided to try my hand at cleaning up the obituary, making it more … Continue reading

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“I Hate Straight, White, Cis-Gendered, Able-Bodied Men”

I’m sorry, but how is this not clear? How is the satire not obvious in the statement? How can anybody actually take it seriously? Look at my picture. Read my posts. I am a straight, white, cis-gendered, able-bodied man. Despite … Continue reading

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How to be a Good Ally

Listen and Learn Seriously… This is… like… the easiest thing in the world to do. Don’t assume you know better than a minority about their experiences. Don’t assume you understand what it’s like to be a minority. Just shut up, … Continue reading

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Atheism and Social Justice

I’m an atheist. I’m an atheist because the idea of a higher power seems, to me, absurd on the face of it. I find it downright impossible to believe in something like that. There are a myriad number of reasons … Continue reading

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Conversation with Joseph Zhang

Note: This post, and the comment thread, is ONLY for Joseph Zhang and myself. I’ve opened a general comment thread where others can post to discuss this if they so choose. If you are not Joseph Zhang, and you comment … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Bully

Have any of y’all ever heard of Wooly Bumblebee? I hadn’t, until I read this post from her called “The Anatomy of a Bully”. I actually agree with her definition. I agree with how she spells it out and everything. … Continue reading

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