Category Archives: Rants

  1. The Art of Vulnerability: An Army Tale

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    March 2, 2014 by alie

    There are different strands of culture shock. Most common is the rapid adjustment that comes with being uprooted and transported. …
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  2. On Rape Culture

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    August 29, 2013 by alie

    Today’s post started as a rant in a collection of rants but I decided there was too much to say …
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  3. A ballad for the unwed

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    May 24, 2013 by alie

    I thought we had a deal. We would either get hitched at the same time so our kids could be …
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  4. The Trouble With Kissing

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    February 19, 2013 by alie

    This is not a tale of woes about teeth clinking. This is about those horrific times when you go for …
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  5. On why I am not a feminist

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    October 22, 2012 by alie

    For those of you who’ve clicked on this blog with fingers on triggers, don’t worry. I’m not going to be …
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  6. On Feminism and Abortion: A Secular argument for the right to life

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    May 21, 2012 by alie

    Below is part of an essay I wrote on abortion for an ethics class recently. It’s halved and unjargoned and …
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  7. On Katy Perry and A Subtle Dichotomy

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    April 17, 2012 by alie

    So Katy Perry makes this music video, right, and she’s all like ‘Wahh, my boyfriend cheated on me. I’ma cut …
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