Archive for January 3rd, 2009

So Much Bigotry, So Little Time to Banish it . . .

| January 3, 2009 | 1 Reply
So Much Bigotry, So Little Time to Banish it . . .

Just when I think we’re making progress, we go and pull the one-step-forward-ten-steps-back trick.  First, a friend tells me about how her daughter was treated recently in a suburb of New York City.  The daughter is 17 and African-American, although my friend is Caucasian.  Her daughter was adopted from Sierre Leone in West Africa as […]

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Why Won’t Facebook Let them Nurse?

| January 3, 2009 | 6 Replies
Why Won’t Facebook Let them Nurse?

Facebook apparently used its no-pornography policy to justify removing a photo from a woman’s page – of her breastfeeding her infant daughter.  She crossed the line, according to the Facebook spokesperson, for allowing the tiniest peek of her areola to show next to the baby’s mouth.  According to the spokesperson, they don’t go trolling through people’s photos […]

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Naturalists Are Inherently Uncertain

| January 3, 2009 | 6 Replies
Naturalists Are Inherently Uncertain

This is another post based on a comment by our online frenemy, Karl K. He said, “So naturalists get to have their certainty and be skeptics at the same time and never be at risk of being proven in error because their certainty is based on something that cannot be directly observed. Very convenient.” But […]

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