Gender study finds 90% of people are biased against women – BBC News | + Opinion

The UN Development Programme analysed biases against gender in 75 countries around the world. Source: Gender study finds 90% of people are biased against women – BBC News Opinion: “It’s hopeless.” That’s what one professor said back in grad studies when confronted with some feminist views in his seminar. He seemed to be implying that… Read More Gender study finds 90% of people are biased against women – BBC News | + Opinion

Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women | + Opinion

Source: Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women Opinion: This fellow comes from the same prominent Vanier family after which so many colleges and schools are named. Why am I only a little bit surprised? Well, judging from what I saw in my entire academic journey, you can dress a man up as a… Read More Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women | + Opinion

‘Wells of Hope’: Christians, Muslims fighting trafficking together – Vatican News | + Opinion

Source: ‘Wells of Hope’: Christians, Muslims fighting trafficking together – Vatican News Opinion: One of the great scourges of our time. What you don’t hear in this report is that human trafficking can be linked to white-collar, transnational criminals. A few months ago I encountered a young woman with a faraway air about her, begging… Read More ‘Wells of Hope’: Christians, Muslims fighting trafficking together – Vatican News | + Opinion

Practicing your religion is healthy for both body and your soul | Rabbi Allen S. Maller | With Introduction by Michael Clark, PhD

Here’s a new article by Rabbi Allen S. Maller. Ironically, I read this excellent piece while sitting in Church (photo right). I had been suffering from a body/soul ailment of some mysterious type. Sometimes I’m not sure if my discomfort is based on physical, psychological, spiritual or some combination of those three factors. Yesterday was… Read More Practicing your religion is healthy for both body and your soul | Rabbi Allen S. Maller | With Introduction by Michael Clark, PhD

The Hindu Linga – Sacred image of creativity

In Hinduism a linga or lingam is a stone pillar or a carving which most observers say has a phallic shape. Some parochial scholars and Freudians associate this essentially Shaivite image with mere sexuality. The British missionary William Ward criticized the linga as a sign of a supposedly debauched Hindu religion.¹ For many Hindus, this… Read More The Hindu Linga – Sacred image of creativity

How the Hanukkah myth gave rise to Israeli toxic masculinity – Jewish World – Haaretz – Israel News | Haaretz.com | + Opinion

Source: How the Hanukkah myth gave rise to Israeli toxic masculinity – Jewish World – Haaretz – Israel News | Haaretz.com Opinion: It is always a sign of health or a movement toward health when a culture is able to reflect and constructively criticize itself. I was initially surprised to see this headline because in… Read More How the Hanukkah myth gave rise to Israeli toxic masculinity – Jewish World – Haaretz – Israel News | Haaretz.com | + Opinion