Monthly Archives: January 2011

Removing Words: Huckleberry Finn

I am sure a lot of you have heard about the removal of the “n” word from a new edition of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”.  There are a lot of arguments both for and against the removal. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogging

I have started guest blogging on my friend’s pagan blog, A Witchy Life.  I will mostly be posting about herbs, my self designated specialty and fascination.   My first post is on peppermint with magical and medical information as well as … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a woman?: The issue of male-to-female transexuals

I was reading the section in “The Sexual Spectrum: Why We’re All Different” by Dr. Johnson (a really good book) about transsexuals.  At one point she mentions that some women believe, specifically in this case Germaine Greer, that without a … Continue reading

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What *about* love?

Here’s an issue you don’t hear discussed a lot outside of the occasional rom-com and even then never with any seriousness.  Why is romantic love so important?  I won’t argue that love (familial, friendly, pets, etc.) is not important.  I … Continue reading

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Feminized vs. Masculinized Brains

Most people think that this is a scale from masculine to feminine, but that is not how it works.  At least not based on more modern theories and experiments.  How it is thought to work is actually two different scales.  … Continue reading

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