If one is born into a matrilineal culture instead of patriarchal one, the expectant mother of each is treated very differently from the moment of a known pregnancy. The ancient native culture prepared a moss and branch hut for her, lined it with mosses and perfumed it with fresh flowers. She was attended by women who provided food, clean clothing and they freshened the hut. From the moment of birth, the language of a matrilineal culture differs from the patriarchal one.The influence…Continue
Francois and I go out to dinner a lot. We're not exactly foodies, since to Franc, "quality=quantity." But we still have fun, because we have conversations. Long, meandering, conversations. And the stuff in this podcast is what we have been talking about.
National Telefilm * Promise to Never Be Curious
Everything is Terrible! * 2-minute Riot
Just a small thing that has troubled me for some time - it may seen like a joke, but I'm genuinely curious.
In the catholic faith (the only one I know), god is always referred to as a man (He, the Father, et cetera...) and the only woman prayed to is Mary (not a godess, but as the mother of Jesus, son of god). This always appeared to me to be a way to make women into second class members of the church (that and a whole lot of other things in the catholic…Continue
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The Biblical Adam and Eve story is BAD BIOLOGY! The binary sexual system is unnatural. Here you can learn the scientific story of sexuality from a physiologist's perspective. How many…
Yes, the classical definition simply means that you don't believe in a god.
Here's what I would like to see for the future, though:
-activism. A striving for equality and understanding.
I grew up surrounded by racism, class-ism, ableism, sexism, sizism, homophobia and a whole lot of other -ism's that are negative, and detrimental to society, by splitting it up into "us" and "them", and a lot of these are in religion, some are outside of it, but much of it, is…Continue