Being Nagged Into Silence Makes Us Better People? NO!

Here’s a link to an excellent opinion piece by Katie Edwards on The Guardian’s site.  Please note that she never suggests that women and girls should be locked up for their own protection.  She suggests societies have to stop protecting the assholes who abuse women and girls. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/21/silent-child-abuse-religion-rotherham-weinstein   Continue reading Being Nagged Into Silence Makes Us Better People? NO!

The Drug War on Human Beings

(Disclosure:  I am not a mental health professional.  The statements in this blog post are based on observation and personal experience.) At the end of this post, you’ll find a link to a New York Times opinion piece by Andrea J. Ritchie, describing the nightmare some women are subjected to in the War on Drugs.  These women are often singled out by race, and whether or not any of the individuals in question are guilty of drug offenses this harassment is a national disgrace. Please read all of the statements in Ms. Ritchie’s column carefully.  There are different “reasons” for these injustices, … Continue reading The Drug War on Human Beings

Good People Are Sensitive. Bullies Are Just Thin-Skinned

Maybe the title of this post oversimplifies things. The topic is embarrassing photos.  People with integrity won’t snap pictures of someone’s most humiliating moments and post them online, and I wish we could get that message across to the juvenile types who haven’t grasped the concept. When a man gets an inopportune erection or a woman has a menstrual bleed-through, the best people (of any age)  will either pretend not to notice or do something to protect the unfortunate person.  It isn’t unheard of for two women to be seen walking, one close behind the other, to the restroom.  Don’t … Continue reading Good People Are Sensitive. Bullies Are Just Thin-Skinned