Posts Categorized: Opinions

Once a Redditor …

PLACEHOLDER

Here’s a trick question: what’s the only place in the world that hosts a major atheism club, featured an in-depth, crowd-sourced interview with American President Barack Obama, supports a burgeoning amateur porn scene and is owned by major magazine publisher Condé Nast? Welcome to Reddit. Though Second Life is the biggest example, scads of games… Read more »

Yes, art matters

webslippers

Why is it that when budget cuts must be made, whether within the government or a university, the arts are always one of the first to get hung out to dry?

What space travel could do for the minds of the masses

Julie-Payette

I recently read an article on dailygalaxy.com (“Space Euphoria: Do our brains change when we travel in outer space?”) that revealed a significant number of astronauts who have travelled into outer space have experienced what could be called a “spiritual awakening.”

Growing pains: There’s no shame in shame

Shame

Our generation flails around a lot trying to figure out who we should be. One of the reasons we do this is because of that line we were told as kids about being an individual. We’re told not to be ashamed of who we are, and that we all have value.