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The Not-So-Hidden Curriculum

Background

According the Louis Althusser (1970), capitalism is supported by two levels of state apparatus.  The first kind, he argues, functions by violence and hence refers to these institutions as ‘ 1,301 more words

Philosophy

Some nice exchanges on the SSM farce in the United States - from a Volokh thread

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/04/30/response-to-left-and-right-wing-critics-of-the-sex-discrimination-argument-against-laws-banning-same-sex-marriage/

Ilya Somin continues with this ridiculous and farcical “sex discrimination” argument. And he’s not the only one. How can these people even get a job, let alone keep one in any institution that thinks of calling itself a higher education body? 2,799 more words

Homosexuality

NPR: Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

This is exciting. But the question remains: can fluency and indigenous society really be remedied by a school program? (For at least one teenager in the story, yes!) Or, is it too little, too late? 177 more words

Nora's Musings

The capacity to defy the forces of repression “a sublime madness in the soul.”  Niebuhr wrote that “nothing but madness will do battle with malignant power and spiritual wickedness in high places.” This sublime madness, as Niebuhr understood, is dangerous, but it is vital.

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Brendan O’Neill - Good writer on homosexuality agenda, liberal groupthink

I’ve recently discovered this writer/editor from Ireland: Brendan O’Neill

Here’s his latest article. We pretty much have noticed some of the same core dynamics about liberals and the homosexuality agenda. 513 more words

Homosexuality

Reverts That Rock The Islamic Boat!

One of the things which fill me with great despair is seeing reverts to Islam lose themselves after conversion. These are people who actively sought the Truth and they happened to find it within the Islamic Tradition. 847 more words

Muslim Identity