Day: June 9, 2007

Just a quick note

Chris, I saw some of myself in a few paragraphs of your I-quit post, and–without defending anything else, or hoping to diminish the post itself–I wanted to explain some stuff about my reaction to the whole Twisty transphobia thing. (Excuse…

Break Time

I’m taking an indefinite break from the blog. Recent discussions have gotten me too upset to continue posting here. Steve Gilliard was a friend of mine. I went to his wake and funeral. I can’t do this right now. Enjoy…

Paul Berman Should Not Fear Tariq Ramadan.

Paul Berman’s enormous 28,000-word essay about Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan is a must-read. Berman’s intellectual goals are most laudable – against terrorism and for universal human rights. Unfortunately, I fear his essay is incomplete where it is not unfair, unfair…

Intimacy for…

Intimacy for Grades is a scandal that rocked the boat of the East African nation of Kenya. Check out this link from the BBC: what do you think about it in the nation you live in and what does it…