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Gamergate Discussion (Games journalism and sexism in games)

So, I'm putting this here rather than in any gaming related sub because I want to have an intelligent debate about it. I'm also posting thi…

Started by Lizzie FinnLatest Reply

I'm Gay, and This is Why I Don't Support Legalizing Gay Marriage

In our current political environment (USA) people are constantly grouped into two categories on almost every issue. Those that the Republic…

Started by Nathan William FryzekLatest Reply

Humans need not apply - the future of automation and the economy

I watched this video this morning, and I have to admit, it is concerning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pq-S557XQU Let's have a discus…

Started by Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]Latest Reply

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What Do We Look Like?

Hello all, A few days ago, my brother told me that he gave the Nerdfighter gang sign to a stranger, only to be snubbed with something like,…

Started by Daniel Fletcher

2 yesterday
Reply by Latch33570

#Election2016

President Barack Obama is in the last stretch of his presidency and there is already talk of the candidates for the next contest for the Wh…

Started by Dylan R N Crabb

16 yesterday
Reply by Latch33570

Isn't Atheism a crutch?

I've often heard the dismissive argument from Atheists that religion is just a crutch, something to hold onto and keep us comfortable as we…

Started by Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]

50 on Friday
Reply by LoCAtek MexiCali

Should prostitution be a legal industry?

Porn is. Some exploit the legality of porn to get around the ban on prostitution. Others risk the escort industry, or speaking in code to b…

Started by Cloud Colonel

63 on Friday
Reply by Latch33570

After Ferguson and now Cleveland is there a case for disarming the regular police force?

After the incidents in Ferguson, and now the gunning down of a 12 year old child, it is time I think for the US to seriously discuss the va…

Started by Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]

43 on Tuesday
Reply by Vertigo_One [Ops Mod]

Drug Prohibition as a bastion of Racism/Neo-Colonialism

I thought this was America, not The British Empire 2.0.... Conjecture rooted heavily in the facts and history of drug prohibition. I belie…

Started by Cloud Colonel

20 Dec 14
Reply by Best [Forum ಠಿ_ಠ Mod]

The Current Situation in Ferguson. Your thoughts?

Hello Nerdfighters. As I'm sure all of you know, right now in Missouri, and around the country, there are massive protests happening relati…

Started by Kiegan Rosser

50 Dec 9
Reply by LoCAtek MexiCali

I'm Gay, and This is Why I Don't Support Legalizing Gay Marriage

In our current political environment (USA) people are constantly grouped into two categories on almost every issue. Those that the Republic…

Started by Nathan William Fryzek

18 Dec 8
Reply by Latch33570

I didn't choose to be an American: A talk on drugs, drones and The Nation State

Its not an identity I would reveal unless I had to. I'd prefer to the think of myself as a global citizen. I am not attached to my citizens…

Started by Cloud Colonel

24 Dec 4
Reply by Latch33570

The secrets of Christopher Columbus

So, apparently Christopher Columbus, according to The Island at the Center of the World, by Russell Shorto, tried to hide his early life--b…

Started by Rebecca Weir

3 Dec 3
Reply by Latch33570

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