Category Archives: Current Events: My 2 Cents

Keeping it classy (making fun of brain cancer)

What’s fantastic? SELF magazine made fun of a cancer survivor’s tutu (article by Greg Bledsoe, 5 NBC Chicago). Likely an accident, but one born of judging another for an innocuous thing. After reading the article, I was somewhere between “Wow, what moron … Continue reading

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German traffic experiment

German town abolishes traffic lights and codes. Accidents are now almost non-existent Does this count for those with road rage?

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TED talk on liespotting

The following TED talk video was picked by The Muse Editor in December 2011: How to spot a liar. Truth 1: Lying is a cooperative act. Here’s something interesting about lying: If at some point you got lied to, it’s … Continue reading

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Maxi pad rant

Maxipad Company Replies to Man’s Facebook Rant With Awe-Inspiring Sarcasm – (The comment that inspired this appears at the end of the video.) While the genius and verve of this reply impresses me with its hilarity, the post that prompted it … Continue reading

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Human oppression

Nugent’s new racist rant: ‘The blacks’ are to blame for their own oppression To a very small, minor, extent, I agree (though not with Nugent) – on a technicality: The sentiment I offer is reverse discrimination. What I mean by … Continue reading

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No lemonade for you!

…Really? Reposted: Dozens of Cops Dispatched to Shut Down ‘Illegal’ Lemonade Stand And they… Couldn’t do that OFF Capitol property, as asked?

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Right to education

From the NBC News article: Malala Yousafzai: Being shot by Taliban made me stronger “I speak not for myself but for those without voice … those who have fought for their rights — their right to live in peace, their right … Continue reading

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