Politics

Is Gal Gadot a White Zionist Feminist?

Jun 6th, 2017 | By Editor | Category: Featured article, Islamic world, U.S.

As I got ready to watch the much-anticipated Wonder Woman movie, someone close to me asked me what I think about the claims that Gal Gadot is White Zionist Feminist.
Ok, so I read the article. Here are my thoughts on it.

Everyone has their own political views, religious affiliations, causes to support. I agree with some, disagree [...]



Dumb laws and odd customs

Jan 31st, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Geology, Humor, Math, Politics, Religious studies, The way we live, Uncategorized

On the subject of morals, customs, mores, and the relative nature of right and wrong: It is often the case that what is “right” in one culture, one time, is totally “wrong” in another culture, or at another time.
Nothing proves this better than dumb laws: laws that surely must’ve made some sense to someone somewhere, [...]



Scavenger Hunt: Bush Out, Obama In.

Jan 30th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Memes and Archetypes, Politics, Scavenger hunts, The way we live, U.S.

Scavenger Hunt!
Ok boys and girls; for this scavenger hunt we’re using TVTropes as our playground.
DingDongTheWitchIsDead
Bush is not dead (some vague analogy to Saddam Hussein circa 1991 comes to mind. Is that wrong?)  The recent rejection of Obama’s stimulus package by every single Republican in the House reflects this.
Ontological Inertia
We still have the Patriot Act, [...]



Obama 2.0

Jan 29th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Featured article, Leadership, Making things better, Memes and Archetypes, Politics, U.S.

Today I’m reading an interesting article about Obama 2.0 - a newly-coined word to describe the President’s vast lobbying and campaigning network as it redefines itself post-election.
Of course some republicans are quick to cast aspersion and raise doubt (shocking no one.) I really hope that this amazing Web 2.0-ingrained, social-network driven machine is well [...]