Category Archive: Skepticism

Aug 07

Talking about harassment at work

Just so everyone knows, I started a new job at the prison as a Corrections Officer (CO). It probably doesn’t surprise anyone that the overwhelming majority of new trainees are men. Even more so that there are even fewer women CO’s that have been there for a long time. I won’t say it is in …

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Oct 27

CSICon

I apologize to any of our readers unfortunate enough to have wanted, I don’t know, a post from either of us in the last month or two. As life often goes, things have been hectic and complicated. I have been working full-time and going to school full-time. WilloNyx has been taking up some of my …

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Jul 05

My Atheism

I thought I could get away with leaving information like this out of this blog. I wasn’t expecting any of our audience to be uninformed on these subjects. So for those who don’t already know… My Position Regarding the Existence of God(s) I do not believe in the existence of any deity. I do not …

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Jun 29

Non-Fiction? Friday: Mind Games

Inspired by the extreme level of cognitive dissonance displayed by our new house troll here at IdioPrag, I have decided to offer a book this week just for fun. I would hardly call it non-fiction since the content takes place in a world haunted by spirits and demons, where magic is real and psychic powers …

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Jun 25

My take on this latest trope

WilloNyx covered most of this in the last post but I need to add some of my own thoughts. So last night didn’t quite work out as I expected. I was trying to finish catching up on Twitter. I said a few thank you’s on Facebook. I was minutes away from the comfort of a …

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Jun 25

Skepticism, social justice, and me

I am going to my first skeptic convention in October, CSICon in Nashville, TN. I am totes excited at the opportunity given to me by the kindness of an (almost) stranger. My excitement at going seems a bit strange for me because I don’t automatically identify as a skeptic. I try to think skeptically, yes …

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Jun 21

Are harassment policies “sex negative”

Short answer: No, harassment policies are sex neutral at worst and sex positive at best. I probably need to explain some things before that makes sense. Sex positivity is, by any sensible definition, not simply “yay, sex is awesome.” It’s far more complicated than that. Sex positivity is a view that considers sex, and sex …

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Jun 18

Not a safe space

Back from a much needed vacation and ready to write a short post. Yesterday I read the transcript of the Great Penis Debate translated by the wonderful Kate Donovan. I didn’t have time to watch and I am always grateful for transcripts because I have hearing loss in one of my ears. One thing that …

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Feb 18

Strolling Through the ‘Mart

I happened upon this product yesterday at Walmart. Spot the problem? How the fuck the can a hormone be hormone free? Surprisingly they have an ingredients list. Woo peddlers get away with far more than the FDA should allow them too. Try not to injure your self when your head makes contact with your keyboard. …

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