Tag Archives: regressive left

How The Playdate Generation Misinterpreted A Hashtag

Pretty, pretty princess

I’m lucky to have come from a generation of kids that didn’t know what hand sanitizer was. We were allowed to walk to school on our own, trick or treat on our own and stay out until well after dark playing kick the can. I had no fucking clue what a play date was save for that one time

Triggered: All Atheist Conferences Are For White Men Only

Halal lattes

I once hacked into my mom’s school district BBS account and stayed up all night arguing with the teachers in my town about the death penalty. I identified myself and argued clearly, with facts and reason, while they all grew irrational justice hard-ons and descended into fits of “tough on crime”. My mom, a sixth grade

5 Ways The Regressive Left Is Wrong About Atheism

Salon Richard Dawkins

The “regressive left” was originally coined by Maajid Nawaz to describe a certain subset of liberals who, in an effort to appear tolerant and culturally sensitive, try to shut down any criticism of Islam or Islamism by calling it “Islamophobia” or racism. The term has expanded over time to include those who push for trigger

Atheist Life Hacks: How Not To Be A Little Bitch

If you can't stand your ground, your ground is likely an illusion.

Yesterday, it came to my attention that Steve Shives had, at some point between my posting this criticism of one of his videos and now, blocked me on Twitter. I was also made aware of the fact that he’d blocked many people who hadn’t so much as said a single word to the man, ever.