Understand, this is a critique of a set of values, myths and rules, not believers. It isn’t bigotry either. Objecting to a set of beliefs is all fair game.
After weeks of near-total isolation, handwashing so hard, looking to rubbing my eyes as if I’d just been tear-gassed, fitting both fists into my mouth!
The State, pushed by people blessed with better life circumstances, decided these marginal women need to be punished by prohibition. Let’s end this madness.
His claim is that he’s not fleeing justice as a fugitive but rather escaping a racist and rigged system. It’s hard to know which of those narratives is true. James Bond (or James Bond villain?)
Burundi’s capital is being moved for the good of the people! Actually no: the dictatorship is moving and building a new administrative city as a mega-theft.
Baghdadi’s end in a hideout in a corner of the broken state he helped break prompts questions of where to now for ISIS and the forever war on terror.
Nicotine is an addictive but harmless drug which gives people pleasure and legitimate vaping is a relatively safe way to experience that pleasure. These are facts that taunt the fanatics.
This wildly self-indulgent psychedelic protest is the new nadir from Extinction Rebellion. The climate crisis is real – stunts like this can only damage the acceptance of psychedelic medicine as well as the climate crisis.
It is a psychological fact that in chaotic times people frequently allow narcissists and psychopaths to rise to the top of organizations, often faster than they do normally. Clinically, Trump and Boris Johnson tick nearly all the boxes.
Brazil is a country whose citizenry rarely enjoy good governance. They were doing well in recent years despite the fact their politicians seemed to be regularly impeached, locked up or otherwise disgraced.