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Rapists Are Not Monsters In Bushes

August 6, 2013 11:26 pm0 comments
Rapists Are Not Monsters In Bushes

Trigger warnings: rape, sexual assault, child abuse, victim blaming. I hate it when people say “It’s time to talk about x”; “It’s time we sat down and had a serious discussion about y”; “It’s time the two sides stopped squabbling and hammered out their differences over z”. Especially if they’re […]

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Teaching Forrest Gump the History of the Middle East Part I – Iran

February 20, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Teaching Forrest Gump the History of the Middle East Part I – Iran

One of the memorable refrains from the film Forrest Gump is “for no particular reason”. Tom Hanks’ character seems to have little understanding of consequence or causation. Gump runs America coast to coast for no particular reason, Mark David Chapman kills John Lennon for no particular reason. Forrest’s take on […]

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