Just read your other piece as well. Excellent points in both.
“Organic” has become conflated with “good and ecologically wise farming techniques,” even beyond GMO gibberish. Thirty years ago, this was not farfetched. It is now.
I hate the word “sustainable” used this way, but it’s easy shorthand. So, I am all for developing sustainable…[Read more]
bibliotequetress commented on the post, Quickies: New atheists wrong about Islam, Bill Maher’s wrongness, and religious home-schooling, on the site Skepchick 4 years ago
If you are interested in reading M. Steven Fish’s book & have a library card or are a student, it is widely available on Worldcat as an ebook. For example, this is the Boston area availability:
and voila! For free,you can access…[Read more]
bibliotequetress commented on the post, Quickies: New CERN Director, Jian Ghomeshi and the Open Secret, and Abortion Study, on the site Skepchick 4 years, 3 months ago
Glad you brought up the Salon Gomeshi story (tip: take an antacid before looking at the comments).
Many men writers and artists have been examining their consciences publically about enabling Gomeshi, and this story links to a few of them. Helping a student at my library a few days ago unearthed at least fifteen. And it happened so…[Read more]
bibliotequetress commented on the post, Brian Dunning Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Fraud, on the site Skepchick 4 years, 6 months ago
Good for the prosecutor. There is absolutely no reason why white-collar robbery should be treated any differently than a B&E. I hate that we so often conflate street crime with all crime, talk about “high crime” neighborhoods and populations (often poor, usually not white). We criminalize classes.
My guess is Lenox Hill has as many or more…[Read more]
bibliotequetress commented on the post, When I Didn’t Consent. Why I reported. Why I didn’t., on the site Skepchick 5 years, 5 months ago
Elyse, I wish we could do something to make this suck less, take the pain away. I am so sorry, and I will always have your back. Your courage writing this blows me away.
The fury, the violence I want to unleash […]