May
26
2022

ivory tower syndrome

insulation from empirical reality, especially in academia
May
25
2022

catcalling & street harrassment

consists of unwanted sexualised comments, provocative gestures, honking, wolf-whistlings, indecent exposures, stalking, persistent sexual advances, and touching by strangers, in public areas such as streets, shopping malls and public transportation --wikipedia
May
23
2022

manchild

a man who is chronologically/physically an adult, but mentally/emotionally immature --wikipedia
May
23
2022

Making Sense podcast

neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris... explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation
May
16
2022

humble pie

a figurative serving of humiliation usually in the form of a forced submission, apology, or retraction —often used in the phrase eat humble pie —merriam-webster.com
May
15
2022

premarital sex vs. its prohibition

A multifaceted moral question that turns out to be highly situational.
May
12
2022

divorce

Ending a marriage agreement.
May
11
2022

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)

DEI training is utilized to encourage functional knowledge of fellow employees' identities and how to navigate diversity in an organization—Wikipedia
May
03
2022

International Workers’ Day

May Day, also called Workers’ Day or International Workers’ Day, day commemorating the historic struggles and gains made by workers and the labour movement, observed in many countries on May 1 --britannica.com
Apr
27
2022

keyboard warrior

"someone who posts angry messages or likes to get into arguments on the internet" --dictionary.cambridge.org
Apr
14
2022

Satoshi Island citizenship NFTs

21,000 cryptocurrency tokens will be minted for a "citizenship" club on a Vanuatu island. Vanuatu citizenship not included.
Mar
31
2022

tattoos

Gettin' inked
Mar
29
2022

calavera (sugar skulls)

edible or decorative skulls made (usually by hand) from either sugar (called Alfeñiques) or clay that are used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead --wikipedia
Mar
28
2022

Thor comparison: Marvel vs. Norse myth

hammer-wielding god associated with lightning, thunder, storms, sacred groves and trees, strength, the protection of mankind, hallowing, and fertility. --wikipedia
Mar
26
2022

haka

a ceremonial dance in Māori culture. It is often performed by a group, with vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouted or chanted accompaniment. --wikipedia
Mar
10
2022

Florida's “Don’t Say Gay” legislation

prohibits the discussion of sexuality and “gender identity” in all public schools from kindergarten through the third grade; the bill only allows for discussions of sex in higher grade levels when it is “age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate.” --amgreatness.com
Mar
02
2022

preferred pronouns in the workplace

Request: the push for all employees to list their preferred pronouns on their email signature, as well identify their gender identity at the start of meetings in an effort toward inclusivity
Feb
25
2022

Critical Race Theory (CRT)

In TvF, the “Critical Theory” of Marcuse is at 145. By adding racism (cal. 110, TvF) to the equation, CRT takes a step downward on the map of consciousness.
Feb
24
2022

Antiracist Baby, by Ibram X. Kendi

Request: Very popular baby book. Trending hard with recent civil unrest and questions around the responsibility of white parents in addressing racism.