Generations by William Strauss and Neil Howe

25 years ago this book predicted Trump, Hillary and war with ISIS

It was published in 1991, and these quotes are scary accurate.


What does it mean to write with courage?

Many people think that being combative, abrasive and contrarian is "courageous". They are wrong.

Sad Book

Microaggressions against my favorite novels

My favorite novels didn't make it onto the list "100 novels everyone should read". I feel bad for them.

A traffic jam

Patriarchy, traffic jams and complex systems

This might change your view on why patriarchy exists, or whether it exists at all.


Why I supported Black Lives Matter interrupting Gay Pride

It helps to talk to people who were there.

The complex thing that is gender

Social Constructs 101: what the term means, and what it doesn’t mean

You should know what you're talking about.

Greg Stevens and Valerie Jackson talk about anti-transgender bathroom laws

Will laws relating bathroom use to birth certificates make people safer?

These laws might actually have the opposite effect.

Facebook is for sharing pictures and stories

The woman who invented Facebook

She's in her 70's and hates this newfangled technology.

Political distances among contacts of Moroccan nationalists between 1930-1950

Democracy 2.0: technology can improve how we elect leaders

Surely we can use technology to do better.

An Eyewitness Account of the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre by Fran├žois Dubois

Kill them! Kill them all!

The King of France was twenty-two years old, he was tired and angry, and he feared for his mother's life.


The problem with calling things “offensive” (Facebook Video)

My 90-second impromptu rant about offensive speech.

Killing an Arab promotinal poster, The Cure

My thoughts on Killing an Arab

Self-censorship is harmful, but don't be too quick to judge those who do it.


Did I deal with this beggar correctly?

I tried to help her, and she took advantage of me. This is what I did next.

1976 News Story about what feminism got right and wrong in the 1960's

What feminism got right and wrong, in the 60’s and today

My 80 year old aunt reminisces about feminism.

Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.

Your self help book is problematic

People love to avoid taking good advice, especially when they don't trust the source.

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