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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

The Damage of Child Beauty Pageants

Riot.Jane This is the first time I’ve seen a non-hysterical critique of the phenomenon of child beauty pageants.  Most of the time it seems like it’s moon-bat crazy people throwing tantrums either for or against the concept.  In this blog

Posted in beauty, body image, culture, moms, psychology/psychiatry, relationships, self-esteem

Westboro Baptist "Church" vs. the KKK

Riot.Jane The Westboro scammers were up to their usual shenanigans yesterday, Memorial Day (US), at Arlington National Cemetery. The latest twist? The Knights of the Southern Cross (KKK) responded in kind. Westboro is, for the most part, a multi-generational family affair,

Posted in glbt, heterosexuality, holiday, law, news, psychology/psychiatry, Spirituality

QOTD: The Internet Breeds Entitlement

Riot.Jane Today’s quotation: The Web is truly customizable: You can listen to radios that play only your preferred tunes and read newspapers that cover only your favorite subjects. “We’re used to having our tastes perfectly matched, whcih leads to entitlement,”

Posted in culture, education, psychology/psychiatry, technology

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