• March 20, 2023
icelandic women feminists

Iceland bans strip clubs – a victory for women?

Hello freethinkers, it’s been a while – but I’m ready to make a return. A piece of news I’ve had on my mind in the last couple weeks is quite a victory for women everywhere, in my mind. Let’s see what you all think. The Guardian reports: Iceland: the world’s…

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A stone yoni found in Cát Tiên sanctuary, Lam Dong, Vietnam.

Reclaiming the C-Word!

I’ve been interested to find today that the word “cunt,” which is used in our society most commonly as a degrading insult, is actually an old term that was demonized by medieval clergymen. As our friend LaciGreen highlights, inspired by the work of Barbara G. Walker, the word is derived…

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Zeitgeist Day: March 13, 2010

“The Scientific Method applied to society, is something people don’t think about…” It can safely be said that there is an increase in people beginning to think about just that, it seems that as society becomes more aware of global problems we are beginning to question our values and look…

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Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland

Icelandic President: Green energy could begin new renaissance

The potential for what is presently called “alternative” energy such as geothermal, wind and solar power is absolutely astounding – and it’s time it’s put to good use. We have no excuse not to provide energy for everyone. A green energy era could indeed become a renaissance for the developing…

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Queen Rania: Web could revolutionize social justice

In a speech to many of the Internet’s most prominent developers in Paris on December 10, 2009, Queen Rania of Jordan described the Internet as “more human than ever before” and praised it as a tool with which “everyone is free to say what they please.” Posing the question of…

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Religion must NOT be protected from dissent

“Right now nothing is more aggressive than political religion,” Pat Condell intones in his most recent video on so called “aggressive atheism” that has recently been the focus of “bleeting and whining in the press,” as well as a focus in the United Nations “Human Rights” Council. In light of…

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Save the people of Iceland!

Iceland may be the first Western democracy to be forced into South-American style debt-slavery. The IMF, in concert with the UK and the Netherlands, has attempted to strongarm the recently impoverished Island of 317,000 into paying over 3.6 billion pounds ($6.3bn) — $86,000 per Icelandic family — at 5.5% interest…

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