Tag Archives: abuse

Words Matter

Libby Anne has a great post on spanking. It deals with the idea of defending the practice and how problematic that can be. I highly recommend you read it; it’s a great post. But it shouldn’t be a debate at all because it’s founded … Continue reading

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Wagging the Dog

There’s been debate as of late in regards to temperament testing in animal shelters, as to whether or not this is a good idea or even necessary. Then there’s this: The exercise purports to evaluate “resource guarding” — how viciously a … Continue reading

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Cutting the Strings

It was like a dream; after all those years of pleading, I was finally able to go to Disney World. Finally, I was able to wander the streets of the Disney-MGM Studios, finally I was able to get pictures of … Continue reading

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An Atheist Reads: It’s Dangerous to Believe Part Two

What is “An Atheist Reads”? “An Atheist Reads” is where I read apologetic-type books and fact check them, to make sure the author is actually telling the truth. The results have been spotty at best. As usual, if this sort … Continue reading

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If It Were Only That Easy

I found this post not terribly long ago; I just didn’t have the chance to blog about it until now. It’s a little something I found on the Orbit and it deals with low wage jobs: Not Just Flipping Burgers is the … Continue reading

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A Hell of Her Own Making

This came to my attention via the Friendly Atheist: it’s called Giving Your Child to the Devil and it happened to be posted on the author’s son’s wedding day, which is one hell of a way to commemorate that sort of occasion. However, … Continue reading

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Roses and Thorns

It’s Mother’s Day. As you all know, I’ve had problems with this day for years; it’s been a problem for me since I was young. But I’m not the only one who has a problem with this day: Libby Anne … Continue reading

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