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America’s Most Egregious Mortal Sin: Being Fat

Fatness is an American mortal sin.  This is not a new situation, but I’m overjoyed to see the beginnings of a cultural backlash about it.  The most recent example of this is the controversy over the comments of one Maria

Posted in abuse, beauty, body image, confessions, Cultural Dissidence, culture, education, fat, health, news

5 Ways to Not Suck as a Washateria Patron

Whether you call them washaterias, laundromats, or coin-op laundries …. No one enjoys patronizing such an establishment. Nothing makes affable people mean and nasty faster than an 90 degree room filled with coin-operated clothing cleaning machines. If it’s not the

Posted in culture, Etiquette

Is this a good t-shirt?

I want a Cultural Dissidence t-shirt, and this is what I came up with at the website: If I were to have this made, I would then obtain permanent fabric paint and color the neck and sleeve borders as so:

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Critical thinking, yo!

Don’t just teach your children to read … Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. ~ George Carlin, 1937-1988 [pic embedded] Related articles 51 Genius Quotes That Prove George Carlin Was A Modern Philosopher (thoughtcatalog.com)

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Why “real-name” commenting doesn’t work

Online anonymity is close to my heart.  I’m no HuffPo fan, but when I saw the headline Huffington: Trolls uglier than ever, so we’re cutting off anonymous comments, I had to click through.  I found what I suspected: HuffPo is tired

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5 Hurricane Myths Debunked

People think all kinds of things are true that aren’t. Most of the time people hear or read something that makes initial common sense, so it sticks in their brain like a barnacle on a ship’s hull. The problem is

Posted in culture, education, psychology/psychiatry

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