Tag Archives: power relations

Deconstructing Freedom

“Freedom” is meaningless.  It’s up there with “terrorism” and “democracy” – words that have a high emotional impact and, when we look deeply, are like the emperor’s clothes – not really there in substance.  Most of us probably agree that we … Continue reading

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You’re Not Wrong Walter…

The rationaloptimist blog is written by Frank Robinson, an intelligent individual with views that differ significantly from this author’s.  His posts at the same time spark thought and induce ire (both are appreciated).  A recent post was no exception.  Of particular interest … Continue reading

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The breast in the workplace

A university professor recently became involved in a controversy over breast-feeding her child in class (click here for story).  Was it right for her to do so?  The prudish answer is a clear “no”; a breast in public is simply … Continue reading

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