Category Archives: Critical Thinking

On “Punching Down”

We must first realize that the idea of “punching down” creates two categories of speech: Speech that critiques the deemed powerful (punching UP) and speech which critiques the deemed weak (punching DOWN). Lets begin with the primary assumption: There is … Continue reading

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Religions; when in power, or search of it.

Just in case you’ve been asleep the last few months, organized religion has been on a tear. All should oppose it.

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Lazy Holiday Thinking: Part 2

Previously I delved into my disdain over sloppy thinking regarding a classic holiday song. This time I’d like to focus on the idea of Holidays and them being happy.

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Lazy Holiday Thinking: Part 1.

Every holiday season we’re exposed to the same cheap and easy articles written by this years group of young hacks who need a holiday article to fulfill their quota. In recent years a trend has surfaced which young left leaning … Continue reading

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No, not all religions are equal.

Oh hell, Andrew Sullivan (and Bill Maher, wow) and I are starting to agree on more things than I’m used to. Due to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s recent confession that radical Islam and for unspecified reasons, our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Hanna Rosin baits me masterfully.

Hanna Rosin, author of the book “The End of Men” (Spoiler Alert: Men don’t actually end), apparently channeled the irritation I’ve been putting into the ether toward some of my fellow liberals and distilled it into 4 paragraphs of concentrated … Continue reading

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Abortion.

Still reeling from the Boston bombing, still unsure of the outcome of the gun control bill, still unsure of Syria and how/if we should aid the rebels (and which rebels to aid), I’m still unsure about, well, many things. One … Continue reading

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