grrrl meets world

living the liminal


May 2010

Pragmatically pro-life

In an article “Libertarians Realizing Rand Paul Is Not One of Them“, there was an interesting section on Paul’s extreme anti-abortion views.  The quotes from the article are originally found in this article by Jacob Sullum.  Rand Paul supports… Continue Reading →

My kind of church

I spent my Sunday morning, in my pajamas, watching this debate: (part 1 of 11) Is There Meaning in Evil and Suffering? Description: A panel discussion and debate on the meaning of evil and suffering from theists Dr. William Lane… Continue Reading →

What he said:

Science isn’t everything. We don’t use science to appreciate a piece of art (although, fundamentally, it is a material object and our brains are similarly natural); we don’t break out beakers and bunsen burners to determine if we’ve fallen in… Continue Reading →

What this poem said:

I woke up to an empty room No more angels watching over me. No more demons to be held at bay by the invocation of an Anglicized version of a Hellenized version of a Hebrew name I woke up to… Continue Reading →

The “he” is always lowercase.

“Atheists Don’t Have No Songs” by Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers

What he said:

re: “Poverty and the Pill” by Nicholas Kristof America’s widely respected Guttmacher Institute, which conducts research on reproductive health, says that 215 million women around the world are sexually active and don’t want to become pregnant — but are not… Continue Reading →

Because nothing is sacred.

Happy first annual Everybody Draw Muhammad Day! We don’t need to be perfectly consistent philosophically or historically or theologically to assert what is special and unique not just about the United States, with its bizarre and wonderful articulation of the… Continue Reading →

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