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Ep 2 – Swear Words and The Bible

Shawn and Aaron explore the territory of comparing maps to territory, without a map, and get lost. It is agreed upon that everything said in the bible is literally true and not...

We Need to Rethink Access to Scientific Research

One of humanity’s greatest technological triumphs is today’s potential for widespread and unrestricted access to all of our collected knowledge. As we march towards this noble goal, there is something crucial we...

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“wake up do your own research”

As an order directed at the metaphorically asleep, Wake Up is completely toothless and self-contradictory. The “sleeping” don’t know they’re asleep, and can’t receive that order with the understanding required to fulfill...

Stephen Harper’s Simpsons Twitter Confession

On December 21st, 2012 Stephen Harper tweeted a link to a Simpsons clip to the twitter account of the fiction character Homer Simpson. @pmharper @HomerJSimpson Mmm… bacon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aM6xVQwIOYQ … . @HomerJSimpson Mmm…...

5 Conservative Reasons to Oppose the Enbridge Pipeline

5 Conservative Reasons to Oppose the Enbridge Pipeline

1. It doesn’t create enough jobs. The work building the pipeline is temporary, and the work in the oil fields is seasonal, which will not significantly affect our employment numbers. 2. If...

Resolving conflict between stand-up culture and anti-oppression culture

Resolving conflict between stand-up culture and anti-oppression culture

[content warning: discussion of rape jokes – suicide jokes about daniel tosh] You may have heard about a recent rape joke controversy that has exploded on Tumblr. I’ve seen a lot of...