Category Archives: abuse

The Same Old Story

As it was said by the judge yesterday, “You’re not a victim.” It’s the very first thing that well-meaning friends will say. It’s often been said by those in law enforcement as well. I should know; it’s been said to … Continue reading

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The Robot Apocalypse Can’t Happen Soon Enough: Idiot Judge Edition

I found this festering pile via the Friendly Atheist. If you haven’t had your fill of judges who are too damned stupid to be on the bench, give this bullshit a read. “The court had no doubt that Mr. Vallejo is an extraordinarily … Continue reading

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Nostalgia is a Helluva Drug

I don’t often frequent Freethought Blogs; the traffic there doesn’t seem quite as consistent as it is with Patheos. Then a couple of weeks ago, I found this. Welcome to me, staring at the screen and trying not to freak out. … Continue reading

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God as the Bystander

I found this while reading another piece on Love Joy Feminism. Now, the original piece I clicked has a lot of things that need to be unpacked. Those can wait for another day/post. But the second link that I found really got under my skin, … Continue reading

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Truth and Fiction

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus I found this while I was on Facebook not terribly long ago; it happens to be a guide to surviving the Grand … Continue reading

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Things Like This Make Me Want to Quit the World

I found this via Friendly Athiest. Yes, it is just as bad as you think: this child was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of three. Rather than finding the boy a competent doctor, his parents left his care in God’s hands. At … Continue reading

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For the Greater “Good”

I found this via Friendly Atheist and it is a hard read. You are warned. My thoughts are below the fold.

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