Saturday, June 30, 2007
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
On The Map (Finally!)
(Dawkins was on last night :)
Don't know much Biology
Read it here (start below his picture)
Sunday, June 17, 2007
What We Are
(My souce was Xander)
Friday, June 15, 2007
Alanis - My Humps
Another fave in the 'contrast' realm is Nina Gordon's Straight Outta Compton.
The only other of this 'genre' is Ben Fold's Bitches Ain't Shit.
Let me know if there are any others.
Monday, June 11, 2007
"I’d sell my fucking organs."
Imagine your wife had to go to
He says, “I sold your wife.” You find out he sold your wife into sexual slavery for $1000.
How would you feel? What would you do?
I watched the suffering of this man grappling with just such a painful absurdity. He tried to be as rational as possible because he knew that might be the only way to get his wife back. He breaks down at one point and says, “I’d do anything to get her back. I’d sell my fucking organs.” It is a story that
The documentary Sex Slaves follows the sex trafficking industry and tells the story of several individuals and the cataclysmic suffering they experienced. The documentary focussed mainly on Eastern European women who end up exported to over 50 countries, including
I cried and I felt sick watching the documentary. So why watch it?
It is important to know that such atrocities are occurring in this world - that they are happening in your country! Additionally, such things should be viewed to understand the potential depravity of humans as well as their resilience. Finally, watch it to appreciate how unbelievably lucky you are.
These are the horrors we all block out. We do so at our peril.