Category Archives: Humanities

Posts about philosophy, religion, society, feminism, etc.

The Passive Consumer vs. the Active Aficionado

The Passive Consumer Listens to whatever music is playing on radio or streaming online Watches TV shows when they are aired Watches movies just released that everyone is talking about Participates in trending conversations on social media Enjoys cartoons, videos, … Continue reading

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How Atheists Are Also Often Spiritual

Can an atheist be spiritual? I posed this question on social media and the responses ranged from the resoundingly affirmative to outright negative. Example of the affirmative: “Certainly. I’m an atheist, but I spend more time thinking about spiritual things … Continue reading

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“Holy Shit” of Terror: Middle Ages & Renaissance

Serial killers are a special kind of breed for law enforcement agencies. This has been a popular germ for numerous movies and countless novels. Detectives investigating serial murders build a profile of the killer based on gathered evidence, then match … Continue reading

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The Straight Dope FAQ on Indian Elections 2014

What is UPA? What does it stand for? Undercover Payment Agreement. This coalition is all about not letting anyone know who paid how much to whom for what. Who is the UPA’s PM candidate? They thought they had an ace … Continue reading

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