Category: Philosophy

Truthout – Arizona Bans Ethnic Studies and, Along With it, Reason and Justice

Arizona really is just a bundle of crazy isn’t it.

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Friendly Atheist – An Iowa College’s Response to Blasphemy Day

Freedom of speech is important for people to feel free to critique any idea even one as personal as religion.

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Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1357

Calling Something Factual, Doesn’t Make It Magically Factual

Specifically, this is another time in which I call out Republicans for their lack of attention to basic logic and understanding of facts. I received an email tonight from the RNC regarding Obama, Congress and the organization ACORN. In this

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Posted in Philosophy, Politics
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=653

One isn’t Many and Many isn’t All

One of the arguments that I hear for why people express an -ism belief (racism, sexism, ageism, etc), is that they had this experience with this one person and you know that must be how everyone of that particular group

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Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=463

Your Rules Aren’t My Rules

Here is the problem that I see with a lot of the evangelical right. They seem to think that their rules are all of sudden my rules. Here’s a hint, they aren’t. A great example is this ad for a

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Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=442

Do Words Actually Matter?

The question is almost stupid to answer because on certain level they must matter or else I wouldn’t publish my thoughts. So words must matter to you because well you are reading this and you most likely communicate with society.

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Posted in Art, Philosophy
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=223