I'm just an animal looking for a home

May 29, 2011
by mitcharf
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Victim Blaming

In an earlier post I mentioned that I wanted to write an entry about victim blaming.  Last night I had dinner with someone and we talked about this a little bit.  It allowed me to further clarify my thoughts on … Continue reading

April 6, 2011
by mitcharf
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Upcoming Topics!

I’ve started keeping a list of topics about which I want to write.  So far that list includes: Abortion and any ethical implications between it and vegatarianism/veganism.  Perhaps also the issue of stem cell research, but I may break that … Continue reading

April 2, 2011
by mitcharf
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I COULD BE WRONG!

It has been pointed out to me (thank you, Ms. Griffin) that someone reading my posts on subjects like religion, philosophy, etc, could get the impression that I think I have all the answers and am unbending in my beliefs. … Continue reading

April 2, 2011
by mitcharf
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Atheism, agnosticism, god(s), and religion

No doubt fueled in part by my newfound productivity, I’ve engaged in a lot of philosophical discussions over the past few weeks.  They’ve taken place over email, on Facebook, on Twitter (you can well imagine how much the 140-character limit … Continue reading

March 27, 2011
by mitcharf
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Grades

Last night I was in a conversation with someone that somehow turned to the topic of school in general, and grading specifically.  I don’t have an exact recall for conversation (unlike Carol Jordan in Val McDermid’s series of novels), but … Continue reading

December 21, 2010
by mitcharf
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Why I’m Vegan

I wasn’t planning on writing a blog entry today on why I’ve chosen to be vegan.  What happened was this:  I was reading a blog entry by The Blissful Chef.  The entry posed the question “What’s the difference between a … Continue reading