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Speech as an act of violence

May 19, 2013

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The vile, misogynist, hate-mongering trolls that plague the atheist movement have recently sunk to a new low. Last week, a guy named Justicar posted a video on Youtube in which he demonstrates how he used a photograph posted on Twitter by retired blogger Jen McCreight to find the location of her boyfriend’s house. Then he […]

Why The Practicality Trolls are Wrong

May 11, 2013

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I’m going to start by coining a phrase: Practicality troll. n. One who blames young people for their own economic misfortune, on the grounds that they chose an impractical education or career path. Practicality trolls are not hard to find. One only needs to find a news article about the economic situation of today’s young people. Whether […]