Category: pornography

Cartoon abuse

This is probably going to be one of the most difficult posts I’ve ever written, especially in the times we now find we’re living. Via Paul Bernal on Twitter, this story came my way an hour or so ago.  It…

Why do we need to believe in progress?

A short and sour answer to the question posed by the title of today’s post would be: “Basically because we have very little.” Of course, technological progress and its proponents sell themselves very well.  Like a war photographer who only…

Are these examples of verbal pornography?

I wrote a short piece yesterday on the subject of “verbal abuse” – both offline and online.  I quoted from a definition of verbal abuse in the real world – and extended its application to blogging and other online activities. …