Monthly Archives: March 2013

Two intellectuals have a rational discussion about pornography

Why can’t more talk radio and talk television be like this? Like Jian Ghomeshi of CBC, David Pakman pushes the conversation to a new level by being polite and persistent. It doesn’t hurt to have an articulate guest who’s equally … Continue reading

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Two conservatives have a rational discussion on same-sex marriage

One of the aims of this website is to improve the conversation by focusing on the way in which we discuss the issues, and nothing makes me happier than watching a conversation like this. In this video two conservatives on … Continue reading

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I would like to see these people have a real conversation about gun control and rape.

Rather than the scream-a-thon that unfolded, rife with straw man arguments, false choices, interruptions on the part of all of the participants “statistics” cited without being backed up, I wanted to hear what all of the women had to say, … Continue reading

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Specusation: When all else fails, question your opponent’s motives

No, seriously, if you want to “win” an argument, accuse the other person of being racist, sexist, homophobic, a “one-percenter,” a socialist, un-American, anti-religious, etc. An attack on someone’s motives grabs headlines, is something you never have to back up … Continue reading

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Jian Ghomeshi Asks Camille Paglia, “What Is Fine Art?”

True confession – this weekend I was at the “Powerplant” Barnes and Noble in Baltimore & got mesmerized by Kitty Kelley’s biography of Oprah Winfrey.  Wanting more without actually having to buy it, I went on YouTube & discovered Jian … Continue reading

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Gateway Women: “I may not be a mother, but I’m still a person.”

Source: google.com.au via Jody on Pinterest   Julia Child, Betty White, Helen Mirren, Amy Tan, Angela Merkel, Sonia Sotomayor, Gloria Gaynor, Janeane Garofalo – what do they have in common? Gateway Women is a site for and about women who … Continue reading

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