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Education 16 Replies

Had an interesting discussion in history class today, in the late 1800's American educational system moved away from religious affiliations and into the Age of Pragmatism - and fewer and fewer people learned trades and how to do things, but more and…Continue

Started by Yuan Zhang in Debates, Intellectual Discourse, and Current Events. Last reply by Joseph Bryant yesterday.

ACLU Accuses La. School of Religious Harassment 15 Replies

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/aclu-accuses-la-school-religious-harassment-21630589 ~~ For the full story.Thoughts, considering this is a…Continue

Started by Tamhas ~ Admin ~ in Debates, Intellectual Discourse, and Current Events. Last reply by Best [Forum ಠಿ_ಠ Mod] Jan 30.

 

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How Neil deGrasse Tyson Made Me Cry

For anyone not watching the new Cosmos on Fox, you are missing out, and I say that sentence with none of my usual ironic bite or snarky superiority. I literally mean to say, you are missing out. I have nothing but praise for this series. I can't think of one thing wrong with it. I should probably just end my review here and leave it at that, but when have I ever been brief in my writing? (That was a rhetorical question, by the way.) Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey just premiered its fourth episode last Sunday on Fox, and it has yet to fail to disappoint. It is spectacular in all aspects: the visual effects, the mind-blowing facts, the animated historical portions, the…
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Posted by Adam J Brunner on April 2, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Books I recommend!

Sorry that I haven't been around very much lately! My father has been ill and in hospital for the past two months. He's on the road to recovery now and that means that I have more space in my brain to concentrate on bringing you all more book recommendations and blog posts!

Here are some of the books I've been reading and enjoying lately. Feel free to share in comments your own recommendations and/or write your own lists and reviews in the blog section and send them over to me. I love hearing about them. If there are particular things you'd like to see featured in these (hopefully regular) blog posts about books, let me know!

Who Framed Klaris Cliff? by Nikki Sheehan

I absolutely loved this…

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Posted by Michelle (Books Admin) on March 20, 2014 at 6:30am

Sexual Abuse, Consent, and Culture

 

If you haven't heard, there have been some really troubling stories about manipulative and even possibly abusive relationships between online creators and their fans.



While that situation certainly spurred me to make this video, I also think a video like this is long overdo. We're excited to be facing these problems head-on, because the only way out is through.



Thanks to our task force for helping me edit this video and make sure I wasn't too clumsy with the work, especially to Sahitya.



Here are some resources put together by the task force:



If someone is pressuring you:…

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Posted by Ningmaster Tom on March 14, 2014 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

uOttawa Rape Culture and What is Consent?

Posted by Tamhas ~ Admin ~ on March 6, 2014 at 2:24pm

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