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  • Social Distancing Can Kill, Too

    Social Distancing Can Kill, Too0

    Fear is a powerful emotion: it is sometimes rational, but it can cloud our reasoning. A number of fallacies pervade the COVID-19 debate. One is the fallacy of the missing denominator: we are told that X number of people have died of COVID-19, but we don’t appreciate the size of the population in which these

  • How to Respond to the Incel Movement

    How to Respond to the Incel Movement0

    Adam Lee of Patheos manifests a law and order response to what he calls “The Threat of Incel [Involuntary Celibate] Terrorism”: “The mindset of toxic entitlement can’t be appeased. …. [We should] support #MeToo and other movements that amplify the social and cultural power of women. The more people are used to women exercising power

  • Incel: The Death Spiral of Identity Politics

    Incel: The Death Spiral of Identity Politics0

    • May 4, 2018

    The incel movement (short for “involuntarily celibate”) movement has been linked to a recent mass killing, mainly of women, in Toronto. On April 23, 25-year-old Alek Minassian drove a van through a suburban business district, killing eight women and two men and injuring 16 others. The spark for the movement – if you can call

  • Is Diversity Becoming a Religious Cult?

    Is Diversity Becoming a Religious Cult?0

    The distinguished Catholic theologian Paul Griffiths was purged from Duke Divinity School for refusing to worship at the shrine of Diversity. No doubt this was a case of “You’re fired/I quit.” But we have here not just a question of academic freedom, but also a theological controversy, which in earlier ages would have led to


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