Let’s dispose of the gender reveal party

Yet another "gender reveal party" explosion has caused massive damage to the surrounding area. Not the first, second or even fifth time - and while none have died yet, others have in similar incidents. Let's end this ridiculous trend.

What is homeopathy?

Homeopathy - there's nothing in it. People often confuse 'homeopathy' for all 'home remedies' but it's a specific kind of alternative medicine quackery that involves diluting substances til none of them remain and believing that water has 'memory', and 'like-cures-like'; neither of which are true!

Offended by swearing? Get better priorities

Swearing, cursing, profanity, whatever you want to call it. [Post contains swearing, obviously] Understatement: there's a lot of bad stuff here on planet Earth. Enough for a lifetime of sadness, worry, anger, fear and all the negative feelings. So many inhumane things that people do to each other and this bit of shared space. So …

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The denial of women’s capacity for knowledge

This post is based on an essay I wrote for a Women in Philosophy class I took at a California college and wanted to share it here. I plan to read the rest of Fricker's book when I get my hands on a copy; I loved this chapter reading because it provided me with new …

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Bleachgate reaches the White House

Recent events necessitate this update. Trump is now part of #Bleachgate. This is not something I expected to be writing, honestly - although recently, others have seen it coming. Content warning for child abuse. I've been preparing to do a roundup of some COVID19 stuff because it's mostly what people are talking about and there's …

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