Reading Time: 8 minutes OnlySky · I belong to me | Dani Ward Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concepts of agency and autonomy, how necessary they are for a fulfilling life…and how impossible they are when consent is ignored. I’ve been realizing with a growing sense of anger and frustration that I had no grasp of […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Religion exemplifies the dichotomy of the human spirit: the same churches that gave birth to uplifting philosophies and great works of art are also guilty of horrendous crimes against humanity.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Who doesn’t love science fictiony concepts like reproductive rights?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Consider yourselves warned (fyi, the blog image is from the trailer, so it is not itself a spoiler for anything).
Reading Time: 4 minutes Bouncing between large- and small-scale evaluations of a culture can be complicated sometimes, but I think it gets less complicated when we reduce the issue to: does the culture under discussion dehumanize roughly half its population, y/n?
Reading Time: 4 minutes While I’m thrilled that we’re finally having an extended conversation about violence against women on a larger cultural scale, I also want to talk about the reasons behind said violence, focusing on two major reasons for men to hate women.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The oppression of women is certainly something that goes hand in hand with religio-political systems. She has recently starred in a film The Children Act, which looks a fascinating film that I wouldn’t mind watching. In an interview concerning the film, she recently stated: What is your own take on the moral and ethical debate that this […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Speaking out against enforced monogamy doesn’t mean you’re anti-monogamy; it’s entirely possible that many people benefit from monogamy, because a lot of humans are driven to pair-bond. However, making the conversation about reducing violence raises problems and often misses nuances.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Spatsby is very passionate about his religion and reads aloud from his holy book to his friends. Are his beliefs simply misunderstood?
Reading Time: < 1 minute What makes alpha males so alpha? Is it genetics? Could it be lifestyle choices? Today on a very special Blinky and Sal we dig deep.