Monthly Archives: May 2015
Abortion Majority of Americans are pro-choice: Animals There’s an app where you can walk someone else’s dog and get paid for it. Anti-Natalism Listen to an interview with David Benatar about the Harm of Coming Into Existence. Note: I’ve written … Continue reading
Wow! There are 21 graphs that detail the same-sex marriage case along with public opinion and the Supreme Court. You can even play around with the data. Really fascinating.
Toby Morris made a brief comic explaining privilege. A snippet is below: Check out the whole thing here.
I mentioned a study about how your hometown can affect whether you get married early or not. Another study about how sexual equality can lead to income inequality. With both genders more likely to marry within the same educational bracket, … Continue reading
A judge in California has ruled against abstinence-only sex education because it violated the the state law by failing to provide adequate information and instruction on sexual health and HIV prevention. Part of the ruling reads: Plaintiffs claim that the … Continue reading
NY Times has released an interactive map about where you live affects when you get married. The pattern is that the more liberal place you live, the more likely you’ll postpone marriage: You can check out the interactive map here, … Continue reading
According to a study, millennials these days may have casual hookups, but they have less partners than their parents did. What other relaxed attitudes are there? Premarital Sex In the 1970s, 29% of Americans thought premarital sex was acceptable. By … Continue reading
Health A study about standing desks shows that it increases productivity by as much as 12% as well as combat childhood obesity. Justice Philosopher Elizabeth Anderson makes a case for inequalities we can live with: Current justifications for extreme inequality … Continue reading
Existential Comics does some fantastic comics displaying philosophical views through comics. In a recent blog post, the author gave some advice of how to study philosophy. What I found intriguing is that he never took any philosophy classes while he … Continue reading
A woman from Nebraska is calling herself the “ambassador” for plaintiffs “God and His Son, Jesus Christ.” She is suing all homosexuals on Earth for breaking “religious and moral laws.” The docket is entered as Driskell v. Homosexuals where the “ambassador,” Sylvia Ann … Continue reading