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Josiah Vanvliet
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On being wrong.
I just heard on NPR's radio show The Moth a story by June Cross . It ends with her recounting being at a Johnny Cash show and hearing " I Walk the Line ". And she hears a song about her life of being biracial, and the harsh choices of being either black or ...

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Some questions if you have time.
I'm working on a talk that I'm giving next sunday, if you have time could you answer four questions for me (here or privately)? What are virtues that are important to you? What are some things that you wish you did more of? What are some things you wish you...

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"What Morally Anchors Secularists?"
"What Morally Anchors Secularists?" I heard a similar question asked today on the radio . The commentator, Phil Zuckerman, PhD , did not have a good response queued up, at least not the way that the question was phrased and this post is my response in the v...

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Quotes and sources (ongoing)
American feminist  Victoria Woodhull  (1838–1927), the first woman to run for presidency in the U.S. in 1872, was also called "the high priestess of free love". In 1871, Woodhull wrote: "Yes, I am a Free Lover. I have an inalienable, constitutional and natu...

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Lessons from Feminism for Atheism (A Bob's Burgers Story)
There are very few examples of young women who are clearly focused on in popular media. Teenaged sexuality is largely a taboo subject, but an unflinching view of female puberty? I've seen it twice. Both interestingly in cartoons.  Ahsoka Tano  in  Star Wars...

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There are Two Edens
We have two Edens, neither exist. The first Eden is the obvious one, the low hanging fruit of hedonism one. Where you only eat cake, have sex all the time and are drunk everyday. (or whatever your preferences are) Everyone can describe this place all you ha...
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