I Hear Voices And I’m Afraid They’re Mine

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Sprague Theobald crossed the Northwest Passage with his children. Yet his biggest fear still comes from the two critics–one on each shoulder.

What Makes Us Human?

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HT to tipster @fecknvoters, who wants us to look especially at how we as humans are rarely taught empathy.

This Can’t Happen To Me

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Only when we stop seeing victims as “others” writes Elisabeth Corey, can we make progress against crimes like human trafficking.

“The problem with rankism is greed.”

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This comment is by Valter Vilietti on the post “Inching Our Way Towards Universal Dignity: An Interview with Robert Fuller”

“If it wrong for little boys to be emotionally constipated by society, isn’t it wrong in other contexts too?”

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This is a comment by ogwriter on the post “What Happens When Our Emotions Stay in Our Bodies”.

“The idea that men have lost our way because we are a much more diverse group is disgusting.”

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Tom says that the way into the future is not for men to retreat into a homogeneous bubble, but to keep growing in diversity and to keep having the difficult—but very necessary—conversations about manhood in the 21st century.

“The capacity for change in even the most backward people starts with compassion. Take it from a former Psycho Bitch from Hell.”

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This is a comment by Vironika Tugaleva on the post “How to Deal with a Psycho Bitch from Hell”. The more we label each other, the more we reduce each other to stereotypes and the more we barriers up the walls between each other. We have to start at compassion to be able to reach through the awful moments.

Watch This Love Competition Where Whoever Loves the Hardest Wins [Video]

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This touching video shows what happens in your brain when you experience love.

“Global warming is the earth’s MOST pressing concern.”

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This is a comment by Dan on the post “Warming Up To Global Warming”.

6 Great Quotes from the Guy Who Taught Us That Science is Actually Pretty Cool

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Read 6 quotes of wisdom and hilarity from everyone’s favorite: Bill Nye the Science Guy.

VIDEO: How To Handle A Bear

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Brighten your day in one minute flat.

“When I think of that strip club, I focus on the memory of Vanessa’s beauty, vulnerability, and absolute power.”

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This is a comment by Adsum Ozar on the Comment of the Day: “Men like strip clubs because they aren’t being told how to behave, or being shamed for their sexuality.”

“I don’t believe in intelligent design, but the clitoris makes me have second thoughts.”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “The Clitoris, Demystified”.

“The whole point of the X-Men comics is to act as an allegory for racism and other prejudices.”

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This is a comment by David Byron on the post “A History of LGBT Characters and Themes in Comics”.

“I think objectification mostly just hurts people.”

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These are comments by DZ and John Anderson on the post “Magic Mike: On the Objectification of Men”.

“Let children explore and test themselves.”

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This is a comment by Lars Fisher on the post “My Fourth Father’s Day”.