Urban Dictionary Swears to Tell the Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but… BwaHaHah!

If we need more evidence the world is imploding on its own good misdeeds, we need look no further than the weight of the ridiculousness that the Urban Dictionary is now being used in courts of law to define colloquial phrases and to help educate judges and juries as to “meaning in the street.”

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The United States of Cowardice: Why We Cling to Authoritarianism

How did we become a nation of frightened followers?  Has the American state become so repressive and anti-progressive that we are all now doomed to live under irrational, invasive, public, TSA searches at airports and howling mobs at home as the boot of the national government crushes against our necks in the name of our own good safety?

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Does Changing the Label Change the Context?

If you change the label of a concept, is the context forming the underlying concept changed as well — or is the concept always the same no matter the name?

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