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I don’t know you, but I can guess a few things about you. The first is that you see yourself as a good person. Or perhaps a reasonably decent person, or a wonderful person. Whatever. The point is, on a … Continue reading
‘Doing all this electronic work makes me hungry, so I eat a lot’, he said elaborately. (e-labor-ate) ‘Is it morally right to take this road? Will I do good or harm to others by taking it’, she asked pathetically. (path-ethically) … Continue reading
I When I was in school and a boy teased me, the other girls said: “It is because he likes you!” I told them that if he likes me, he is supposed to treat me well. It seemed elementary to … Continue reading
I have been discussing gender roles for years. Nowadays, when I do that, transgender activists also enter the discussion. From them, I learned that some people in this discussion exclude others and are filled with fear.
“He commanded that I give up my car, my tv, my guitar, etc, I complied with only a whimper of protest. I didn’t have the rights to own things anymore. I was a wife now, and my husband was … Continue reading
2 April is World Autism Awareness day. This post is my Autism Awareness contribution. A recent South African movie, Raaiselkind (Puzzle child), was about parents who struggled a lot with their autistic son. The producers said they wanted to help … Continue reading
Imagine, for a moment, a women’s shelter advocate in the USA named Trudy. Trudy has never done anything in particular for abused women in Latvia. She has never been in Latvia and did nothing there. She does not speak one … Continue reading