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Balderdash

5 days ago ... Gabriel Seah's assorted eccentric stuff and observations on life.

Link: gssq.blogspot.com

  • Links - 16th June 2015

    gssq.blogspot.com 16 Jun '15, 8am

    We've gone too far with 'trigger warnings' - "That should concern those of us who love literature, but it should particularly trouble the feminist and anti-racist bookworms among us. Trigger warnings are largely perceived as protecting young women and, to a lesser extent, other margin...

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    1. Links - 17th June 2015 gssq.blogspot.com 17 Jun '15, 11am
  • On Racism = Power + Prejudice

    gssq.blogspot.com 20 Jun '15, 4am

    ...an edifice of theory and action has been constructed on the simplistic 'explanation' of racism as being the outcome of power plus prejudice. Not only does this inaccurately assume a single cause and type of racism but it dangerously implies that there is a single solution to the ph...

  • On Racism = Power + Prejudice

    gssq.blogspot.com 19 Jun '15, 10pm

    ...an edifice of theory and action has been constructed on the simplistic 'explanation' of racism as being the outcome of power plus prejudice. Not only does this inaccurately assume a single cause and type of racism but it dangerously implies that there is a single solution to the ph...

  • Links - 28th June 2015

    gssq.blogspot.com 28 Jun '15, 1pm

    Peter Singer, Princeton bioethics professor, faces calls for resignation over infanticide support - "Mr. Singer, who teaches bioethics at the private Ivy League university, has for years promoted public policy that would legalize the killing of severely disabled infants, the petition ...

  • Links - 17th June 2015

    gssq.blogspot.com 17 Jun '15, 11am

    #KillAllMen - "“another angry woman,” writer “stavvas” opens her defense of the “kill all men” slogan by saying “nobody is actually planning to kill all men.” According to (probably) her, it’s just a “shorthand war cry,” a “structural critique, presented in a provocative fashion.” Con...

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    1. Links - 16th June 2015 gssq.blogspot.com 16 Jun '15, 8am
  • Links - 6th March 2015 (fixed)

    gssq.blogspot.com 06 Mar '15, 2pm

    Links - 6th March 2015 (fixed) (accidentally posted a near-dup post) Why Do Women Cry More Than Men? - "“There are several studies over the years that have shown that men have larger tear ducts in their eyes, so that it is less likely for the tears to well up to the point of spilling ...

  • Links - 24th January 2015

    gssq.blogspot.com 24 Jan '15, 8am

    Everything ‘Back to the Future Part II’ Got Right and Wrong About 2015, According to Futurists Elected Missouri Democrat threatens voters over white privilege on Twitter The Woman Who Published Darren Wilson's Address Found Out How the Real World Works - "When the Oxford English Dicti...

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    1. Links - 26th January 2015 gssq.blogspot.com 26 Jan '15, 8am
  • Irritating Words: Neoliberalism (TA)

    gssq.blogspot.com 16 Nov '14, 1am

    BBC Radio 4 - Thinking Allowed, Work and Consumption; Neo-liberal Economics : Laurie Taylor : "Now, I know from experience that there are certain words and phrases which when used by my guests or myself in this programme, arouse varying degrees of irritation. 'Hegemony' is on the list...

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