Monthly Archives: July 2013

Leaving the Antiworld behind; a response to James Kalb

James Kalb has written an interesting essay at Intercollegiate Review titled “Out of the Antiworld.” The “antiworld” is an interesting way to characterize the modern liberal order which is the main governing ideology in the Western World today.

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The Cultural Revival has Already Started! Good news since 1995!

The time around 1995 was an important time in American history. In fact 1995 was the year I personally turned against feminism and thought of myself as supporting patriarchy. I remember that time; I was there.

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Amanda Marcotte’s Claim that Atheism Leads to Feminism

Amanda Marcotte’s presentation at Women in Secularism 2 “How Feminism Makes Better Skeptics” is based on the idea that historically secularism and feminism have been tied together; that many of the early feminists were atheists; that scientific based empirical data … Continue reading

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Women Leaving Religion Leaving Moral Values Behind?

I just got done watching the “Women Leaving Religion” panel at the Women in Secularism 2 conference. The theme of the panel was the experience of various women who grew up in religious contexts or who were prominent figures in … Continue reading

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To be Good is what Matters and the Virtue of Micro Aggressions

This is part two of my critique of Rebecca Goldstein’s talk “The Mattering Map: Religion, Humanism, and Moral Progress” at the Women in Secularism 2 conference. I am starting things off with a quote from the lecture where Rebecca Goldstein … Continue reading

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Rebecca Goldstein on Micro Aggressions and The Mattering Map

Rebecca Goldstein gave a really fascinating lecture at the Women in Secularism 2 conference on the subject of “The Mattering Map: Religion, Humanism, and Moral Progress.”  It is quite an interesting video in terms of understanding better the feminist psyche.

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History of the Homophile Movement

Harry Hay was the founder of the homosexual rights political movement. He started the Mattachine Society in 1950; the first gay rights group with staying power. Ever since 1950 gay rights political activism has been continuous and growing.

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