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So there are all these articles cropping up all over the news about what’s being referred to as the “Afghanistan ‘rape’ law” . These stories inform us that Afghanistan is so outrageously backward that it permits “a man to have sexual intercourse with his wife even when she says, “No.”" Ohmigod! Husbands can rape their wives and get [...]
idiolect wrote a new blog post: Teenage Girls Receive Child Porn Charges for Taking Pictures of Themselves 5 years, 7 months ago · View
This story is just ridiculous. Three girls (“14 or 15″ years old) apparently took nude pictures of themselves on their cellphones and sent them to three teenage boys. “Police said the girls are being charged with manufacturing, disseminating or possessing child pornography while the boys face charges of possession.” While someone, somewhere (parents and friends, maybe?), [...]
I just wanted to make a quick post to let you all know that <a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27429817">Rachel Maddow will be interviewing Obama</a> on MSNBC tomorrow at 9PM(ET)! I am extremely excited about this, and can’t wait to hear what questions she’ll put to him and how he’ll answer. Anyone else excited?
I am really happy that we have this community feature now, because I’ve wanted to link this article for ages. Sally Haslanger , a philosophy professor at MIT, wrote this amazing article about women in philosophy in early 2008 called Changing the Ideology and Culture of Philosophy: Not By Reason (Alone). Many laypeople seem to assume that philosophy, as [...]