You know the mutant human fluke worm from the X-Files? That’s the mental image I get whenever my boss grabs onto some stupid, meaningless detail and evidently experiences some lockjaw relapse, refusing to let it go, meanwhile avoiding addressing legitimate problems. Seriously. I’m not kidding. Literally, that’s what I see in my head.
I love that Luke Spencer is an atheist
If for no other reason, ABC should never cancel General Hospital.
You’re going to meet a lot of people in your life. Some of these people...– Tyler Clementi’s father makes plea for tolerance after Ravi verdict Tyler Clementi’s father, Joe, addressed himself to college students and other young people ….
A jury on Friday convicted a former Rutgers University student, Dharun Ravi, of...– Defendant in Rutgers Spying Case Guilty of Hate Crimes (via ryking)
I watched quite a bit of the TV coverage of the Dharun Ravi trial, and for much of that time it was really tough to go with the bias intimidation (aka hate crime) convictions…knowing he could go to state prison for 5-10 years, which didn’t seem appropriate IMO. Because those charges didn’t, the way they were described. That is, until this week, when the meanings behind the...
Dharun Ravi convicted of invasion of privacy & hate crimes. Yay.
Common heart drug may combat racism as side... →
A common heart disease drug may also alter subconscious racial attitudes, a new study has found, leading scientists to suggest that racism is based on fear. Tests on volunteers who took the beta-blocker propranolol showed they were less racially biased than those who took a placebo, the Independent reported. Propranolol acts on nerve circuits that govern automatic functions such as heart rate,...