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When medical skeptics have more in common with Lord Monckton than evidence based medicine

You know, I seriously _was not_ setting out to be the anti skeptic skeptic or anything, but you know dismissing stuff that works and is evidence based medicine because it sounds like woo, or because you don’t approve of the … Continue reading

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Quick hit: Genocide and dispossession.

I live on Wurundjeri land, its just one of those things I know, been to many welcome to countries, like a good white liberal I talk about the history, I remember invasion day. Out of interest a friend and I … Continue reading

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Quickhit: No feminist I know.

Edited to add: Randomizer suggested this post by twistyfaster which I think is worth noting, however I think the point about people actively trying to change the law, and in a position to do so, vs snarky internet feminists is … Continue reading

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Quick hit: Removal of presumption of innocence should scare the crap out of you

The presumption of innocence is in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it’s in the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of the Council of Europe¬† and many other legal doctuments. It has a long history, … Continue reading

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Safe bathrooms, safe elevators

Trigger warning, sexual assault, transphobia Safety, when can a person assume safety? In a bathroom? in a elevator? What if that person has mental health issues? Whose safety matters? I am what a psych would call hyper vigilant I prefer … Continue reading

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I am pretty damn impressed with PZ Myers or how I choose to make tea rather than become a rapist.

Below is a post I had from my old blog, it was written when I and my friends where dealing with a lot of shit from misogynist geek men and there support of one man accused of rape. Speaking of … Continue reading

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Cut yourself open so I don’t have to

“Prove it to me. Prove your life experiences and your insight is real. And if I’m not convinced, it didn’t happen and it’s all in your head and you’re wrong.” She asked me to cut myself open, she asked me … Continue reading

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