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My definition of “civilized”

Acting civilized: doing right by others even in the absence of negative consequences for doing wrong. For example, not raping just because you can get away with it. Not littering. Not stealing. By my definition, every country has some civilized … Continue reading

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Bad self-defense advice: Idiocy or Malice?

Recently, we have been treated to spectacularly stupid advice on self-defense by the vice president of the US. Doing what he advised would endanger the defender, the defender’s neighbors AND put him in legal trouble. That has been discussed in … Continue reading

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Insulting the intelligence of women

Just how stupid does he think women are? And have you ever wondered why Joe is so concerned about the safety of rapists? False positive on forcible rape almost never happen, while getting raped (and often murdered in the bargain … Continue reading

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So proud of our students…we treat them as morons!

University of Colorado is in the news, but they are hardly exceptional in the typically dismissive and disrespectful treatment of students by colleges. Typical rules of student conduct presume a retarded minor child and not a young adult — or, … Continue reading

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The ethics of gun control.

What would you think if a prospective date confirmed the time, the place and the plans for the evening, then added: “Make sure that you come unarmed”? Would you go to the date anyway or wonder what he’s up to? … Continue reading

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Good article on rape prevention

On a blog with the funniest header graphic. And he does have my position correctly pegged: rape, along with other physical crimes against another person, should be a capital offense at the attempt stage. Minor quibble: I’d estimate the number … Continue reading

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