Violence

Jul. 25th, 2014 07:41 pm
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A graphic graphic. The young & impressionable should be protected from this stuff.

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Jul. 25th, 2014 03:57 pm
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I could be quite happy never again reading about The Blablabla That Changed Blablabla Forever, but this one fills in the blanks with books and science fiction and quotes me,* and I pretty much agree with it, except I hope they turn out to be wrong in including The Hunger Games and The Wind-Up Girl

*Saying something I went on to argue was wrong, but that happens.

Thanx to Moshe Feder

Us and the other guys

Jul. 24th, 2014 06:04 pm
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Detcon was "more affirming, less body-shaming, more welcoming, and less sneering."

Silencing the mouthless

Jul. 23rd, 2014 03:56 pm
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Hello Kitty children's dictionary pulled for definitions such as
necklace noun (1) a piece of jewellery which a woman wears around her neck (2) In South Africa, a name for a tyre filled with petrol which is placed round a person's neck and set on fire in order to kill that person

They're Coming to Take Me Away

Jul. 23rd, 2014 07:43 am
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Felon Dinesh D'Souza says that Google is persecuting him by not pointing enough people at his movie.

Cops kill again

Jul. 23rd, 2014 06:24 am
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Clean words from the Rude Pundit on a lynching in Staten Island.

Unnatural act

Jul. 22nd, 2014 07:39 am
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Birth control is one of the best parts of human exceptionalism. We can use our unique abilities in language and science to ensure that our females don't keep dropping babies till they drop dead.

Movies get it wrong again

Jul. 22nd, 2014 06:35 am
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There's going to be a flick about how the friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis was "poisoned by jealousy, paranoia, and creative and religious differences." [livejournal.com profile] kalimac knows better.

Thanx to Tor.com.

Catching up on Arts & Letters Daily

Jul. 22nd, 2014 05:45 am
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Bertrand Russell didn't quite get it right.

"tavern-botherer, whoremaster and libertine": I'm afraid I will always imagine the Earl of Rochester's name in Jack Benny's voice

A philosophers' catfight

Evangelical atheists

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