Quotable Quickie: Syrian Refugee Teen Puts Us All to Shame [Women’s History Month]

“I want everyone not to give up on their dreams and do what they feel in their hearts. Even if it’s impossible, even if they don’t have the right conditions, you never know what will happen, just keep trying. Maybe you’ll get a chance like I did. Or maybe you’ll make your own chance.” –… Read More Quotable Quickie: Syrian Refugee Teen Puts Us All to Shame [Women’s History Month]

Quotable Quickie [Women’s History Month Edition]: Down With Oppressive Feminism

“This Women’s History Month, I refuse to celebrate a white feminism that keeps women of color on the margins. This Women’s History Month, I refuse to celebrate a white feminism that alienates, subjugates and oppresses women of color… We have been, are, and will always be ‘exceptional’ and ‘important.’” – Barbara Sostaita  This is taken… Read More Quotable Quickie [Women’s History Month Edition]: Down With Oppressive Feminism

Quotable Quickie: Don’t Be Trapped By Dogma

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve… Read More Quotable Quickie: Don’t Be Trapped By Dogma

Quotable Quickie: On the Divisive Issue of Gun Control (and Everything Else We Like to Twist Our Knickers Over)

“The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” – Bertrand Russell (1872 – 1970) Yesterday, President Obama announced a plea of executive action: common sense gun control laws now. I’m not going to get into any gun rights debates today – maybe tomorrow, but not today. Mr. Russell’s words above represent my feelings on… Read More Quotable Quickie: On the Divisive Issue of Gun Control (and Everything Else We Like to Twist Our Knickers Over)