Monthly Archive: February, 2016

question for readers – what am I missing?

When it comes to seeing ourselves and our arguments as others view them, it can be difficult to gain perspective. In a recent post about unconscious bias, it was clear that many readers… Continue reading

the atheist handbook

I don’t think most atheists are familiar with their philosophy and/or philosophers or past & present pioneers/leaders in atheist philosophy. … I had a discussion with an atheist coworker, and he didn’t even know… Continue reading

profiling and unconscious bias – part 2

In a world of survival of the fittest, it makes sense that animals are hard-wired with a basic instinct that has them making snap judgments about their predators. Some chimpanzees attack chimps that… Continue reading

profiling and unconscious bias – part 1

Many of you will be familiar with the work of The Arbourist – uncompromising feminist; sharp, witty and unrelenting master of take-downs; and forceful, commanding expert in her branch of feminism. I had… Continue reading

lurking 18 – the internet is a pee stain on the wall

Another Angry Woman writes an interesting post about Nice Guys: Nice Guys are men who consider their lack of dating success to be down to the fact that they’re “too nice”, often bemoaning… Continue reading

why is feminism a dirty word?

On my break, I’ve been mulling over this thing called feminism. Feminism: the simple and obvious idea that women should have the same opportunities as men in employment, in education, and in life generally. Feminism… Continue reading