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The importance of definitions

The other day my friend accused me of "drinking the atheist Kool-Aid." It made me a bit angry. I don't consider myself following the prescriptions of someone else without questioning or doubting the things being prescribed. I don't think being an atheist will lead to my own lemming-esque suicide in the hope of moving on to a better place.



I became a little blustery, but caught myself and tried to explain why "drinking Kool-Aid" would make me angry. I have a lot of negative… Continue

Added by Randy on June 15, 2009 at 2:51pm — 8 Comments

Provoked gasps in sex class

Today in Human Sexuality, we explored the Filter idea of mate selection. We jotted down a brief list of "I want this in a partner" and "I don't want this in a partner." People volunteered to share bits from their lists. Usually thing popped up: confidence, sense of humor, beauty etc.



One (white) woman said she preferred black men. No special reaction, and I wouldn't expect one. The discussion was about personal preference, and there were no judgments on anyone's list entries. (Aside… Continue

Added by Randy on April 24, 2009 at 4:53pm — 4 Comments

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