Daily Archives: May 29, 2015

An unkind cut

by | May 29, 2015

For some reason gods seem to have an obsession with what humans do with their genitals, to the extent that they insist that baby boys and young girls need to have alterations made.  In the case of the girls, female genital mutilation (FGM)  is widespread in Africa and the Middle East (and also sometimes practiced… Read more »

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Quilts of Valour

by | May 29, 2015

I have a friend who likes to do quilting.  Yes quilting – hand-made comfort and warmth in the form of a blanket. My friend, like me, is also very committed to contributing to Canada and the community whenever possible…so my friend started to contribute to an organization called Quilts of Valour.  According to their website, they’ve… Read more »

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Ireland Says No, Yes, And To Hell With The Church

by | May 29, 2015

Last week, the Republic of Ireland held a referendum in which voters stood up for tradition and overwhelmingly rejected an unprecedented change to an important and long-standing institution. The minimum age for candidates for the largely ceremonial Irish presidency will remain 35 years, rather than dropping to a mere 21. However, it has to be… Read more »

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