The powerful fall into two categories, but only one is worthy of wielding power.
So that’s why we’re so fat …
We’re just driven toward comfort food. I ate a glazed donut today I knew I shouldn’t eat. That’s because I’m 20 pounds over what I think I ought to weigh. Although a […]
Sexual harassment is a man problem today, but it will not always be so
Our patriarchal culture, where power is vested in men, leads to men using sexual harassment and assault as a weapon to control women. As women rightfully take more power from men, this dynamic will slowly change.
Remove words? Control discourse? That’s power.
Those who can control language have power over those who cannot. That has been the most corrosive power exercised by President Donald’s administration. This is especially true in matters relating to science. […]
The corrupt American Congress: Extortionists? Or seduced by bribes? Now that’s something for the FBI to investigate
Now that the FBI has its gumshoes working on cleaning up college athletics, perhaps it could focus on examining corruption elsewhere — perhaps in the American Congress, as my S&R college Sam […]
You want this job: 150 days off in 2016!
Pssst. Hey, have I got a few sweet jobs for you. In the first, you’ll only have to work 111 days in 2016. You’ll be off — yep, off! — for 150 […]
Without ordination, women can’t contribute equally in decisions on religious dogma
By Whitney Downard Despite political and social gains elsewhere, women cannot hold many high religious offices because of their gender. By limiting leadership positions to men, churches erode women’s role in defining […]
Does bad behavior = power and glory?
By Robert Becker My squishy optimism sagged, having just finished Richard Condon’s scathing, witty, mesmerizing masterpiece, The Manchurian Candidate. If you liked the acclaimed ’62 movie, and delight in devilish wit, grab […]
Nota Bene #122: OWStanding
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]