hanging an American flag

Request: Whether it’s an American flag at a school, dealership, or home. What is the LoC of the red, white and blue?

microaggressions (concept)

a term used for commonplace daily verbal, behavioral or environmental slights, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative attitudes toward stigmatized or culturally marginalized groups -- wikipedia

Terence McKenna

"American ethnobotanist, mystic, psychonaut, lecturer, author, and an advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants." --wikipedia

believers and fanatics

Level of reality-testing. On the spiritual journey, believers don't yet trust their own reality-testing and so rely on the teachings of others who may be more expert. Belief is dominant all the way to 405, at which point awareness takes the lead, though belief persists until 600.


A form of severe social withdrawal, called hikikomori, has been frequently described in Japan and is characterized by adolescents and young adults who become recluses in their parents’ homes, unable to work or go to school for months or years — PubMed Central

John Money (sexologist)

known for his research into sexual identity and biology of gender. He was one of the first researchers to publish theories on the influence of societal constructs of gender on individual formation of gender identity -- wikipedia

"sorry for your loss"

used when you are telling someone that you feel sympathy for them because someone close to them has recently died --

Manhood: The Masculine Virtues America Needs, by Josh Hawley

Request: Nationally best-selling author (The Tyranny of Big Tech), constitutional lawyer, and U.S. senator for the state of Missouri argues that the character of men and the male virtue that goes along with it is a necessary ingredient to a functioning society and a healthy, free republic.

“Women aren’t supposed to work and pay taxes”

Request: I enjoy not being property and not being a 2nd class citizen, I just think maybe we lost the plot somewhere 😝

LGBTQ+ flags, insignia at churches

With ostensibly inclusive symbolism, does its display support truth, a moral posture, and goodness? Or is it virtue signaling that actually undermines the mission and positive social impact of the church?

Woke: past, present, and future (video)

Dr. James Lindsay on Marxism: The definition of Equity - Woke is Maoism with western characteristics - They see themselves as nations, evolved to attack the west - The Goal is to make us global citizens (YouTube)

This Book is Gay, by Juno Dawson

Published in 2014, it is a "manual to all areas of life as an LGBT person." The American Library Association named it the tenth-most banned book of 2022 --Wikipedia. (The book is banned in some grade school libraries but is otherwise available).


Priority request: A pacifist rejects war and believes there are no moral grounds which can justify resorting to war. War, for the pacifist, is always wrong. In a sense the philosophy is based on the idea that the ends do not justify the means. The word pacific denotes conciliatory --wikipedia

Death-positive movement

The movement seeks to eliminate the silence around death-related topics, decrease anxiety surrounding death, and encourages more diversity in end-of-life care options available to the public --wikipedia


use of legal systems and institutions to damage or delegitimize an opponent, or to deter individual's usage of their legal rights --wikipedia