Skepchick Quickies 5.1
- Women and combative atheism – “Atheism by its nature is “combative” – at least, active or outspoken or explicit or “movement” atheism is. Movement atheism is naturally combative.” Do you agree?
- Experts suspicious of company’s gas-saving claims – “The product, it says, improves mileage by up to 15 per cent while reducing toxic emissions as much as 80 per cent, and boosting performance — at a cost of $150 to $350, depending on whether the fuel is gasoline or diesel, and the size of the tank.” From Andy.
- Makeup and feeling like myself – Greta Christina, “For me, makeup isn’t about covering myself up. It’s about bringing myself out.”
- Tennessee passes abstinence-based “gateway sexual activity” bill – Due to the vagueness of the wording, “Some detractors argue that it could unreasonably punish teachers for allowing students to cuddle, hold hands or even hug, whether in the halls between classes or at a school dance.”