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The problem with gods

If you know me, you probably figure that title means I’m about to rant about being an atheist again and, well, that would be a good guess. But this time I’m thinking about gods in fiction and why I think … Continue reading

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Vaccine refusers make me scream

Wow. I just watched about half of a video on youtube that was pretty much the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen. I’d love to do a thorough fisking, but I’m too busy dealing with the FLAMES ON THE SIDE OF … Continue reading

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One parent, two parents, dead parents, oblivious parents: Parents in Power Rangers and Super Sentai

Becoming a parent makes you look at lots of things in a slightly different way. It turns out that for me one of the things I look at differently is parental figures (or lack thereof) in children’s programming. After watching … Continue reading

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I’ve been assimilated by the Hivemind

Alas, my free time for writing anything is fairly limited, so my posts have mainly been going to the Feminist Hivemind these days. Just in case there’s anyone who’s actually reading over here (hey, it could happen!), here are links … Continue reading

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Personal reactions to tragic events

If you’ve never been part of a public tragic event, then you might have the same reaction to watching the news that I used to have. Maybe you watch all those people who look excited to be talking to the … Continue reading

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I’m from the Neighborhood Watch and I’m…

Everybody and their mother has weighed in on the death of Trayvon Martin and I’m going to do so as well…in a sense. I’m not going to opine on any of the things the media and public figures have speculated … Continue reading

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Save the lives of pregnant women? Don’t be ridiculous!

Just for a change of pace, politicians are being obnoxious and curtailing women’s health care. ::eyeroll:: In the masses of anti-abortion, anti-contraception, and generally anti-women legislation that has passed Congress and state legislatures this year, somehow I missed the Protect … Continue reading

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