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Carnival of Distractions

Here in America, we are ensconced in a bacchanal of media-candy.  A prodigious dose of viral memes (tailored to the […]

The Sorry State Of Our Public Discourse

That the quality of public discourse in the U.S. is abysmal is no news.  Yet it is worthwhile to pose […]

Discourse On Homophobia

Homophobia must be recognized for what it is: a kind of dysfunction that manifests as a self-righteous posturing. One is […]

What Have We Done With The Enlightenment?

Scientifically, the Enlightenment was inaugurated by Copernicus and Newton…and culminated with the likes of Darwin and Maxwell.  Philosophically, the Enlightenment […]

A Critique of Facebook

 OVERVIEW: As a point of departure for any honest critique, it is in order to recognize the positive elements of […]

A Critique of Gun Fetishism

For those obsessed with having guns, the freedom to have a gun is seen as the quintessence of all freedom.  […]

Critiquing Oprah Mania

I must admit: Oprah’s TV show has made me cry.  The tears were elicited by watching a very moving scene.  […]

Letter From A Straight Man To A Straight Man

To Whom It May Concern, It was recently brought to my attention that you have indicted homosexuality…and that, consequently, you […]

Somebodies And Nobodies

The Tale Of An Enticing Dichotomy “In primate societies, including human societies, high-status individuals have a discretionary range of behavioral […]

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