Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad goes back to the hospital

A couple more production notes from the documentary project: The Child Speaks and Genre Car Close Calls — That second with bonus video outtake!

Boundaries — Jim C. Hines on boundaries and socialization. [info]cathshaffer with more on this.

Dear The Internet, This Is Why You Can't Have Anything NiceAnita Sarkeesian's project to expose stereotypes in video games attracts a maelstrom of hate. (Via [info]e_bourne.)

Fischer: If Gays Aren't Discriminated Against, Christians Will Be — Project much, Fischer? If your entire worldview is based on bigotry and discrimination as ways to maintain your social and political power, then of course you must believe other people will treat you the same. Do unto others as you would be done by, after all. One of my favorite secular humanist sayings, that. I wish more religious people had ever heard of it. (Snurched from Slacktivist Fred Clark.)

Huge religion survey: Gen X-ers less Christian, less Republican — And this is precisely why conservatives are working so furiously to stunt education and limit individual rights. When you help people be smarter and have more opportunities, they generally tend to be come less conservative.

?otD: How late were you up?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (Going to Extremes outline)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0 (interrupted)
Weight: 241.4 (!)
Currently reading: Shattering the Ley by Benjamin Tate

Tags: child, christianists, culture, documentary, gay, gender, links, movies, personal, politics, religion
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