Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wit and wisdom

BBC News ran an article about puns and whether or not they are an example of high-brow wit or low-brow wit. Personally, I love a good pun. Yes, sometimes they can be run into the ground, with the participants stretching … Continue reading

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Why I do not discuss politics online

Despite my recent post on chivalry and feminism. And despite the fact that I am a sex worker rights’ activist both online and offline (though not the latter as much anymore due to time constraints). You may have even read … Continue reading

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Chivalry and Feminism: Mutually Exclusive?

A feminist declares, “Chivalry has nothing to do with respect and everything to do with manipulation.” I found scant little to agree with in this article in The NewStatesman. I find it rather amazing that this woman is of such … Continue reading

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Is it our destiny to meet?

I certainly hope so! A friend of mine sent me this link to an article, “Are We Meant to Meet the People We Meet?” The article gives the resounding answer, “Yes!” and I definitely agree. This is certainly a relevant … Continue reading

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