Category Archives: Srs Bznss

What it says on the tin. My musings about serious stuff: feminism, reproductive rights, childfree issues, etc.

Maslow Is a Dick

So. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. It’s pretty cool: I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the fact that we, as a culture, here in the US (and really, most of Western civilization as a whole), have solutions and plans to … Continue reading

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Mystical Pregnancy

So, I’m going back through the old FeministFrequency videos, and I saw this one: The Mystical Pregnancy. It led me to this awesome (and terrifying) fanvid, Stay Awake. The pair of videos make me wonder how much of my own … Continue reading

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Maxim Monday Returns! Ηττω υπο δικαιου

Today’s maxim, as translated in the source I’m using, is “Be overcome by justice” (Ηττω υπο δικαιου). That seems like a weird phrase, nu? Let’s see if the translation works. (once again, definitions in italics are from my trusty Liddell … Continue reading

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Maxim Monday: Γονεις αιδου

This week’s maxim is: Γονεις αιδου, translated in my source as “Respect your parents.” Let’s take a look at this one, shall we? (Both definitions from Liddell & Scott’s Greek-English Lexicon, as usual.) Γονεις – This is the accusative plural … Continue reading

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Maxim Monday: Θεους σεβου

The dangers of doing a regular series without having a backlog: last week was super busy and I didn’t have time to write this up! Argh! Anyway. Back on track this week: This week’s maxim is Θεους σεβου, translated in the … Continue reading

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Maxim Monday: Νομω πειθου

Here we are again! This week’s maxim is Νομω πειθου, translated as “Obey the law.” The two words that make it up are (italics indicate quotation from Liddell & Scott’s Greek English Lexicon): Νομω – dative of Νομος - anything assigned or apportioned: … Continue reading

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Maxim Monday: Επου θεω

Technically it’s Pagan Values Blogging Month, which I’m not officially doing this year. My friend Niki has been going through some of the Delphic Maxims over on her blog (which, if you don’t read, you really should!!) for quite a while, … Continue reading

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Faitheist

I can’t remember how I first heard about  Faitheist, Chris Stedman’s account of how he became a born-again Christian and then, some years later, a complete atheist. It was probably through Teo Bishop, who first mentioned the book on Twitter … Continue reading

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This week in ARGH

So. I spent the last week trying, as an experiment, to only post positive things on social media. I mostly succeeded (drinking + early season one of the new Scooby-Doo = bitching about Velma being a horrible abusive gf to … Continue reading

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Food Poisoning of the Brain

Written for the In Good Company Project. It wasn’t the first time, and it won’t be the last: curled up in front of the toilet, praying my stomach was empty, and mourning the loss of what had been a very … Continue reading

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