"I remember a few yeas ago i saw a trailer for a documentary called "Being T" that was also funded by Janet Jackson. I was looking forward to it because it seemed to give good time to the nuanced reality of trans dating lives, esp. trans…"
"LOL! Since i seem to be saying a lot on this thread i should probably give a disclaimer:
i am not a cheerleader for non-profits by any means. I'm actually fairly disgruntled with them, while still recognizing a lot of awesome people use them to…"
"Again, i'd ask folks when evaluating tax-exempt worthiness to consider whether this same criteria should apply to ALL tax-exempt organizations.
Almost ALL charitable organizations have a sense of how public policy effects their mission…"
"On a different note: i don't think percent operating expenses is a good metric for the quality of an organization or their ability to service its community. Organizations that provide non-tangible goods like education, direct labor, mental…"
"I might go a little further: i don't see the point of having a tax-exempt status for churches "because they do charitable work." In the U.S. we already have criteria for charitable organizations (the non-profit) and either they fit…"
"I should preface this by saying i am in favor of removing the special tax status granted to organizations purely for being religious. That said, i think the article you linked doesn't really understand what charity is! (or at least…"
"It's hard to say. A common theme i've heard from trans folks is ways they and their partners picked up on their gender on a subconscious level well before they were able to articulate a desire to transition, and this often included sexual…"
"Re: the penguin. Awesome! Apparently not a math text at all, but an actual academic paper:
Meyer-Rochow VB, Gal J (2003) "Pressures produced when penguins pooh—calculations on avian defaecation" Polar Biol (2003) 27:…"
"ViHart does some pretty awesome videos :-) The Fibonacci plants are still my favorite.
In a similar vein, Netflix has The Story of 1 available in instant download. Also pretty humorous, good math-fun!"
Just kinda realized a bit ago that i've been an atheist all along. I'm a fourth generation of atheists and grew up in a fairly secular community so i mostly took disbelief or disinterest in gods for granted, so now i'm wondering what other atheists think about life
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