Category Archives: Awareness Issues

A Question of Atheist Scruples – unexpected fitness edition

You are a contender in a marathon race when you accidentally trip the runner beside you. Do you stop to help him up? Absolutely. I’d feel some guilt if my clumsiness got in the way of someone else finishing the … Continue reading

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Call for Sleeping Beauty to be banned?

yep. From CTV: mother from Northumberland Park, U.K., is calling for her son’s school to ban “Sleeping Beauty” due to its conflicting message about sexual consent. “[W]hile we are still seeing narratives like this in school, we are never going … Continue reading

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Brazilian shaman sees “dark side” to positive thinking

Guess where I found this article. Go on, guess. Yes, it’s from my go-to for wootastic whatthefluffery, Earth We Are One. So, what’s the deal here? The article author notes that while positive thinking has been peddled by many a … Continue reading

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We came very close to crashing our car last night so thank the maker…

Of Kia auto parts, especially the brakes and steering system, and whichever company provided the snow tires. Apologies for forgetting your name…I must also thank the Hubs for his calm but urgent “Stop now, stop now, stop now” approach to … Continue reading

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Megachurch man molested 4 year old girl – how is this news?

I’m being facetious there. It’s always news. It’s always important to know about. And it’s always a tragedy for the victims and their families. Florida televangelist Bob Coy had resigned years earlier over his use of pornography and now the … Continue reading

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When parents pick prayer over health care

Children die, of course. This tragedy occurred in 2013 but is in Calgary court now. According to testimony, Emil and Rodica Radita returned from church to find their 15-year-old son not breathing. They waited 2 whole fucking hours before calling … Continue reading

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Another priest, another porn charge

This time in Canada: ICE forensic analysts are currently in the process of analyzing a number of computer and mobile devices that were seized. “Dozens” of hand-drawn images, which under the Criminal Code are classified as child pornography, have been … Continue reading

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