An open letter to anybody who identifies as a proud conservative

An open letter to anybody who identifies as a proud conservative

Many people in our history have changed the world for the better, and many people are still doing so¬†right now. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that most all of these people have had to fight against archaic ideas that belong all too commonly to the conservatives of their country. No, not all conservative ideas are oppressing, hurtful, or counterproductive,… Read more →

What is feminism? And why I think we need to rename it.

Feminism¬†(Some definitions from the web) the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. is a collection of movements and ideologies aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal political, economic, and social rights for women. A feminist message board I used to frequent has described itself as:“a space for discussing and promoting awareness… Read more →

Open Letter

An open letter to all who have or will discuss social issues with me, Please consider the following: If there is a social issue, whether it’s gender, race, sexuality, or anything you can think of… The whole set is made up of, in it’s simplest form, 3 groups. a) those who it hurts b) those who it benefits c) those… Read more →

The 4 step and repeat day

I was just thinking about a routine, for days where I’m not expected to work all day at my day job. For days like the weekend, the holiday, or this vacation that I’m on right now. I have a habit of forgetting the thoughts I had right before I sleep, so I figured I’d jot them down now before they… Read more →

Sexism is a 2 way street

Sexism is a 2 way street

Dear lady feminists, When making an argument about how something is sexist–stereotypical of women–do you ever consider the flipside of how that same statement can be sexist–stereotypical of men? e.g. Our video games are often about a bad guy kidnapping a woman and a man hero saving her. Well, what about wording it like this? Our video games are often… Read more →

2011 in a nutshell

January, sick, like a dog. Got a new girlfriend! May, offered a job in California–declined it. Also lost my girlfriend, and my roommate. Through the summer, started feeling a lot better, No longer sick; just weak. Got my own office, Worked on cool projects with students, September celebrated 2 years of me living in Kentucky and I meet 2 people… Read more →

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I miss middle school… when I was fearless; I would say whatever i wanted to whoever I wanted and not ever care about the consequences.. Now I think about the consequences so much that I spend more time thinking about how to say something rather than how important it is (or isn’t) to say the message is in the first… Read more →