Peter the Mediocre commented on the post, Scientists Lawrence Krauss & Robert Trivers Defend Admitted Pedophile, on the site Skepchick 3 years, 11 months ago
There is no way to excuse a mature adult who has used an underage person for sex, whether or not money was involved. People who support those who have made a habit of doing so aren’t much better.
That said, isn’t a pedophile someone with a strong preference for sex with prepubescent children? A young woman of 13 who “has been using menstrual…[Read more]
The silliness of the chart is astonishing. Aside from the fact that, biologically speaking, race is a bogus concept, neither Muslim nor Hispanic is a race by any reasonable definition. Asian is usually considered a race, and in my neighborhood a highly visible one. Some of the Asians are Muslims, and some aren’t.
There might be some value in a…[Read more]
Many years ago (about 1968, give or take a year) I had just read the Report on Unidentified Flying Objects, and decided to fake some pictures. I got a real insight into human nature. Most people who saw them were taken in, but when I explained how the pictures were made and pointed out the evidence that showed they were fake they were more amused…[Read more]
Thank you. I didn’t have a clear understanding of the difference between a trigger and something upsetting. You have clarified it nicely. I think the word “trigger” gets misused fairly often, sometimes intentionally, mostly from ignorance. Either way, misuse of the word doesn’t add understanding.