Archives for October 20, 2011

Back of the Bus: A Woman’s Place

Get thee behind me, woman!I'd read about gender-separated buses in Israel, and was not happy about it, but ... let it slide. You can't fight every battle.But now I find gender-separated buses happen HERE. In New York City.      … [Read more...]

Short Stack #4

“Faith” is the belief in something for which there is no evidence. Breach the protective barrier in your mind, the barrier that keeps you from believing stuff just because somebody tells you to, or just because you want to, and all sorts of ugly side effects begin to take place. The first is that you become a sucker for the next 50 con men able to convince you of THEIR seductive lie.When there’s evidence, nobody talks about faith. Faith only comes into it when we want to replace evidence with b … [Read more...]