The Case for Being Politically Correct

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Ah, Facebook. Where all the great debates happen. Where the most important battles are fought. Where the greatest minds of our day come to discuss the state of the world in an engaging and civilized manner. One day, I found myself in the midst of a long Facebook session I never intended to begin. While logging in to quickly send …

Bodily Autonomy Starts at Home

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Parents exercise a lot of control over their children, and rightfully so. They are solely responsible for ensuring their child grows up safe, healthy and as a functioning member of society. But some forms of control are unnecessary or even harmful.  Demanding complete, unquestioning obedience harms their curiosity; control over their friends, interests and interactions fuels resentment and opposition, but …