Today is historic. Not because of the San Bernardino shooting that killed 14 people, or because two mass shootings occurred on the same day– which is scarily regular, but a government has finally said “Enough is enough”. And it wasn’t even the American government. Enter Australia, the Canada of the rest of the world. Australia… Continue reading Australia-America’s Savior From Gun Violence?
Far too many people in this world ignore or reject the idea that depression is a very real disease. This first article in the “Depression Disbelief” series aims to draw attention to the people of the distant past who studies this disorder and common theories about its cause. One of the most common ailments of… Continue reading Depression Disbelief: Ancient Peoples and Their Recognition of Depression’s Validity
Planned Parenthood: somehow the subject of so much debate despite helping hundreds of thousands of people, not just women, across the United States, not just with abortions, but with sex ed, prenatal care, breast cancer screenings, and more. On November 27, a shooting at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado killed three people and injured… Continue reading Terrorists vs Planned Parenthood
So, the trailer for Captain America: Civil War came out. There was some crying and screaming involved and a lot of “holy shit”. It seems to already be better than Age of Ultron. And that’s just the trailer. But why do I care? Well, I am a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, particularly… Continue reading War of the Marvel World
Today, I would like to begin a series of posts that focuses specifically on what the title suggests: bigots and bullshit. This week, the most urgent focus of this post are the racist Islamophobes who are actively ruining the reputation of the United States as the “land of the free and home of the brave”,… Continue reading Bigots and Bullshit Part 1
When tragedy strikes, the question is always why? Why would anyone do such a terrible thing, and how could they possibly justify it? There are a plethora of reasons- hate for a group, belief that it is somehow right, faith in a twisted form of a beautiful religion- but in the end, all that people… Continue reading Prayers for Paris
For those of you more observant than the average lump with a screen, Artemisia is not my real name. Yes, yes, I am remembering the countless lectures that took place during middle school when my innocent class was told of the dangers of revealing your identity on the internet, but my real name really isn’t… Continue reading Why Artemisia?