“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.”–Stuart Chase
Take a look at this Tea Party rally photo. The sign reads: “Obama, my forefathers were Christian, yours were from Kenya. That explains a lot about you.”
I believe it’s safe to say that the sign wielder is either hopelessly bigoted, helplessly stupid, or a good bit of both. Continue reading
If there’s anyone who knows what it feels like to be an alien, it would be an immigrant. I mean an immigrant immigrant; the one who landed here first generation on a plane, not a descendant of immigrants. Imagine the feeling of being on the harsh end of a xenophobe’s insults, or the worse: being asked “innocent” questions about your homeland. Continue reading
Recently I was on Google, searching for a reason to buy an iPad. I had gotten into a petty argument with one of my friends about useless technology and, wanting some key facts to strengthen my side, I promptly inquired the omniscient Google for some back up.
My search entry was originally “why buy an iPad?”
But as I wrote “why b…” the search suggestions immediately came up with “Why black people can’t swim.” Continue reading