Let’s See What’s in the News Today (June 28, 2015)



  • Ignore the headline.  Philosopher Stephen Mumford argues that causation does exist independently of our thoughts on it.




  • There’s still conflicting studies arguing whether pornography dulls sexual pleasure, degrades women, or ruins relationships.  This is a good article sifting through the research and her conclusion is that pornography is simply a way to express a certain fantasy.





  • I don’t remember if I shared this before, but it’s worth seeing again:  A Gentleman’s Guide to Rape Culture.
  • If the Supreme Court allows gay marriage, what’s next?  Accepting queer life.  My favorite quote: “My hope is that marriage equality queers marriage, rather than straightening queers—that we reinvent it and keep reinventing it, and sexuality is finally acknowledged as having no inherent moral value except, perhaps, when it is ignored.”

About shaunmiller

I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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