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A Short History of Same Sex Unions

Are different sex unions really “traditional”? Well, that depends on your tradition.


Well, it's about time I finally did this...

For TowerofBuckets:
For those of you who were around when I was attempting the NaNoWriMo back in November 2013, you may be somewhat familiar with the map of ‘Pathallea’ shown below…: 9.367 palabras más

Man Law is Just as Annoying as Hyper-Feminism

Man-Law is a lot like feminism.
They are both annoying and obnoxious, are poor representations of either sexuality, and come dangerously close to a homosexual combustion. 567 palabras más

Philosorbic Acid

Babylonian Art - Stele of Hammurabi

After Akkad came Babylon, another Near Eastern civilization. Babylon is most famous for Hammurabi’s Code, the earliest recorded system of laws in existence. Where was this code recorded? 163 palabras más

Art History

Religion 101: Revenge is not sweet, not like turning the other cheek....

“An eye for an eye; a tooth for a tooth,” is probably the most misunderstood phrase in all human history, its modern implications suggesting—no, NECESSITATING—revenge, at any and all costs. 760 palabras más


Parashah Mishpatim (Regulations) Exodus 21 - 24:18

This section of the Torah is where we see the judicial, or penal code, side of the Torah.

Torah doesn’t mean “law” but is properly translated more as “teachings”, and is a multi-faceted book. 1.603 palabras más


Debt: The First 5,000 Years, David Graeber (2011)

I don’t often read 400-page books on economic history, but this one had me thoroughly engaged the whole way. I don’t think it can really be summarized, and I won’t try. 354 palabras más