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Growing Demons in the Garden (#poem)

They hate him but everyday say his name. The insults and mocking are more powerful Than the most potent growth hormones. As he grows, he bellows, drawing Minion demons near, frightening the herd. Luckily, it seems, the demons are weak … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not Your Ally

In response to injustice against members of various communities, those affected rise up, thank goodness, against the injustice accompanied by their allies from outside the community. Thus, the black community has white allies, the gay community has straight allies, women … Continue reading

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Nussbaum and Rand on the Politics of Love

I’m currently reading Martha Nussbaum’s Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice. Love is an important focus of the book, but it is certainly not the only emotion that Nussbaum considers important to a minimally decent society. Still, love (and … Continue reading

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