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Talking about religion

Talking about religion rarely goes well. One thing I have realized as someone without a religion, but who has study many of them, is that people I meet who want to discuss their religion with me often don't want me to discuss your religion with them. Most people are happy to talk about their religion... Continue Reading →

Is Jerry Seinfeld a pedophile?

In 1993, Jerry Seinfeld picked up a high school student in a public park. He was 39 and she was 17. This is even stated as a fact in his personal life facts as if there was nothing wrong with it.  If this doesn't qualify has paedophilia, I don't know what does. What surprises me... Continue Reading →

Surprising Fairy Tale Facts

February 26th is tell a Fairy Tale Day. This is an unofficial holiday that encourages parents to read fairy tales from around the world to their children. As long as there have been fairy tales there have been adaptations. I though it would be the perfect time to share some interesting fairy tale facts: Hansel... Continue Reading →

Why it’s cultural appropriation

There is a lot of debate online and offline about what cultural appropriation means and how it applies. One example from my own cultural background makes it really clear to me why it's cultural appropriation. For Native Americans, each feather of a headdress is awarded for a specific honour. That's why the length of the... Continue Reading →

Is Luc Besson a pedophile?

In 1991, movie director Luc Besson, who was then 32 years old, met and eventually married model Maïwenn Le Besco when she was only 15. If this isn't child marriage and paedophilia, I don't know what is. My oldest step-child is 15 and I wouldn't let her get married no matter how in love she... Continue Reading →

Who was Elizabeth Blackwell?

Elizabeth Blackwell was the first American woman (originally from England) to go to medical school and she was admitted as a joke. Yes, you read that right. This brave woman who believed she could achieve anything applied to Geneva Medical School in 1847, but male students though it was a prank so they all voted... Continue Reading →

History of dreadlocks

February is just around the corner and it represents Black History Month. In honour of Black History month, I've decided to talk about an issue that's been all over the news, radio and internet recently: Dreadlocks. The Natural Hair Movement The natural hair movement is helping to set off a resurgence in dreadlocks in recent... Continue Reading →

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is an international memorial day held on 27 January. The goal is to commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. The fact that that many of our youth don't even know this because it isn't properly taught in schools is pretty sad.... Continue Reading →

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