Religion | Politics

In Defense of Right-Wing Intellectuals

In an essay mentioning Ben Shapiro he bunches together “prominent public spokesmen for the right’s ideas… Milo Yiannopoulos, Charles Murray, and Dinesh D’Souza” and characterizes their significant beliefs as “Feminism is cancer,” “Black people are dumb,” and “Democrats are Nazis.”

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Let’s Make Tomatoes Great Again

As we’re all aware, there’s some pretty heavy shit going on in the world. I’m pretty sure you’re all as exhausted with current events as I am, so let’s whisk ourselves away from the trials of the real world by talking about something we all love: entertainment. As a concert pianist, composer, and online ranter, my […]

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Religion | Politics

Why Clickbait Reporting is the Real Problem, Not “Liberal Bias”

If you were reading Salon, ThinkProgress, or Glenn Greenwald this October 3rd, you might think the United States under Trump’s leadership began the process of criminalizing homosexuality and executing gays. Here’s what happened: The United States and every other country where the death penalty is still in practice voted against a resolution introduced by anti-death […]

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Thoughts on Sexual Etiquette

Campaigns like the recent Twitter #MeToo initiative, together with the publicity generated by the allegations of sexual abuse against Harvey Weinstein and by Kevin Spacey’s confession, have placed the topics of consent and sexual harassment at the forefront of people’s consciousness. In some cases, people have been citing very minor gaucheries and awkward attempts at […]

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