[repost] “He Asked Permission to Touch, but Not to Ghost” (Sender)

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/07/style/modern-love-he-asked-permission-to-touch-but-not-to-ghost.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytstyles The sad, true story of a young woman who has not grown up to understand the boundaries of free sex through websites like Tinder. I found this article to be both sad and horrific... Dear Ms. Sender: Unfortunately, sexual consent doesn't have anything to do with care because "free" sex has nothing to do … Continue reading [repost] “He Asked Permission to Touch, but Not to Ghost” (Sender)

[FB Video Response] Are we natural meat eaters? (Life Changing Videos)

LINK "Try to kill a pig without tools cuz animals don't use tools". UM. Animals DO use tools to get food - any of the primates, sea otters, raccoons, and birds among others. [1][2][3] This comment about only eating food you can gain with your hands bothered me so much because it is evidently untrue. I … Continue reading [FB Video Response] Are we natural meat eaters? (Life Changing Videos)

[opinion] What Star Wars Disney Can Learn From TV Tokyo’s Boruto

[Warning: Will Contain Spoilers!] Something that is hard for us to recognize nowadays is that the literature we call "classic", such as Chaucer's Canterbury Tales or Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, were, during their times, popular forms of culture. With that perspective in mind, when we look at current stories, myths, and cultural products, we have to … Continue reading [opinion] What Star Wars Disney Can Learn From TV Tokyo’s Boruto

[posting][original non-fiction] Artificial Intelligence and Human Enhancement: Exploring the Human in Alternative Identities

“Knocking at the doors of human perception” is how Tim Adams describes the exploration of human selfhood in the form of transhumanism. As traditional notions of “human” have been challenged by postmodern thought, which questions universal modes of meaning and legitimation (New Keywords, 270), a complex discourse regarding “the human” has arisen thanks to increased … Continue reading [posting][original non-fiction] Artificial Intelligence and Human Enhancement: Exploring the Human in Alternative Identities

[posting][opinion] Conscientious Objection and Ideological Dominance within Public and Private Spaces

Warning: This a form of musing. The ideas presented here are by no means definitive and have been posted for shared consideration. Every man's home is his castle. Although this proverb is a unsophisticated sentiment which leaves aside the complexities of the interplay between pro-social behaviour and individual expression of conviction, more people than you … Continue reading [posting][opinion] Conscientious Objection and Ideological Dominance within Public and Private Spaces