Category Archives: Anthropological

The World Can Be Better Than This: Part II – The Future

Fortunately for the powers that be, one of the most effective methods for tearing down their old world and casting it into dust of history is building our new one. It’s also the most important. Anger, even justified, may spark … Continue reading

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The World Can Be Better Than This: Part I

A few years ago one of our family dogs got sick. Her name was Sugar, she was a Bijon Frize, she could steal and drink your coffee without spilling it, and she was one of my best friends. We took … Continue reading

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Fighting ISIS and Ideology: A New Approach

In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris the other night, that ISIS has claimed responsibility for, (or any abhorrent act of extremism) our initial visceral reaction is to literally fuck’em all to death, nuke the entire Middle East, … Continue reading

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Ancient Aliens: The Truth Is Out There, But Some Of It’s Down Here

The much ridiculed “Ancient Astronauts” hypothesis -I refuse to call it a theory, because, well, those of you who know the difference will understand- is a guilty pleasure of mine. It’s exciting to think we may have been, or still … Continue reading

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Femi-memes

There have been a few feminist memes, femi-memes, out there on the Facebook that I appreciate and at the same time had a small issue with. Two in particular come to mind. The first one was an edited version of … Continue reading

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Only the Zombie Metaphor is Scary

Zombies are, in short, awesome entertainment and people have loved to be frightened by them and watch the human element develop under their pressure since George Romero’s original “Dawn of the Dead.” The living dead just aren’t a serious threat, … Continue reading

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Feminism – About 78 Percent of a Penny for Your Thoughts?

Feminism is a hot topic right now and it’s great that we as a society are finally talking about so much: GamerGate; #YesAllWomen; cat calling and street harassment; wage discrimination; weak and over sexualized female characters and the epidemic of … Continue reading

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