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Here we go again. Bigots and hateful Conservatives are fighting tooth and nail over the ability to deny the human rights of millions of people just wanting to live their lives: Georgia is the latest state to consider legislation that could sanction discrimination in the name of religious …

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Started reading God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens

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I wrote this months ago, before the Great Wordpress crash of 2013. I was reading over it and think the thesis is still quite important. At least to me. I’m not Stephen Fry (who is a champion in dispelling the stigma around mental illness) but hopefully, I can add my minuscule little part to dispelling the myths and perceptions surrounding mental illness. Since the initial publication, I have been weaned off the drugs mentioned. I feel much better, but still find myself yearning for the highs and sense of normalcy they provided. If you, the reader, take anything away from this post, please at least view those of us with a mental illness as you would anyone else: as humans. The benefits of psychopharmacology are great. As are the downfalls.

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To my beautiful wife, Life has been quite strange lately. Maybe we have been growing, or maybe it’s a discontent with the state with the world in which we live. Or, perhaps, it’s the negative influence of this country. But through it all—the stupidity of the world around us—you have been …

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So, it seems the batshit insane Young Earth Creationists are getting desperate. Ken Ham, the creator of the apt misnomer Creation “Museum”—where “knowledge” is dinosaurs frolicing with humans in some fevered surreal fantasy—threw down the gauntlet and challenged Nye to a knockdown brawl on the validity of evolution. This debate is going to be like playing chess with a pigeon. But I’m still taking bets! 10 to 1 odds that Nye ends this “debate” in the first 10 seconds of opening statements. Email me—cayce@notwithoutaword.com—with your bet! All takers, the house is open! But let’s give Ham the benefit of the doubt. Shoot him an email of encouragement. or a positive tweet for @aigkenham. Perhaps some salient advice on his Facebook page. The poor guy needs encouragement, he’s lost so deep in his delusional bubble.

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