JTOL0092 The Rise of Transgender Kids

August 7th, 2019|

Is it dangerous to allow kids to choose their gender identity? Is it wrong or exploitative for parents to encourage their young children to transition at a young age? What about puberty blockers? Is this growing trend creative expression or insanity?! Let's talk about it! Also available as a podcast [...]

JTOL0091 The Intellectual Diversity Crisis

July 29th, 2019|

Have you noticed the trend in higher education towards diversity and inclusion? What have these words come to mean? And could that trend in some ways actually be a really BAD thing? Let's discuss! Using Word Embeddings to Analyze how Universities Conceptualize Diversity in their Online Institutional [...]

JTOL0090 The Existence of Belle Delphine and Her Bath Water

July 23rd, 2019|

Mary Belle Kirschner (Belle Delphine): "If this photo gets 1 million likes, I'll make a Pornhub account." Also available as a podcast. Search for Just Thinking Out Loud in your favorite podcast directory. http://www.davidbrin.com/nonfiction/neoteny1.html https://ifstudies.org/blog/male-sexlessness-i [...]

JTOL0089 In This Country America

July 19th, 2019|

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JTOL0088 Trump’s “Go Back to Your Country” Comments

July 18th, 2019|

From @realdonaldtrump So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly...... 1 [...]

JTOL0087 Words That Offend Vs. Actions That Harm – Antisemitism, Racism, Islamophobia with Rebecca Gould

July 13th, 2019|

Is there a dichotomy between tolerance and free speech? A discussion on free speech, hate crimes, and tolerance from the context of antisemitism, Islamophobia and racism - with Rebecca Gould. Rebecca Gould is a professor of Islamic World and Comparative Literature, at the University of Birmingham, w [...]

JTOL0086 On Kamala Harris

July 8th, 2019|

This was a response to recent uproar on Kamala's heritage. Her campaign is specifically focused on her proclaimed appeal to black women and also representation for Black Americans. I also give my thoughts on using politics to achieve advancement in society. Also available as a podcast. Search for Ju [...]

JTOL0085 Thoughts on the New Ariel Casting for The Little Mermaid

July 6th, 2019|

Ariel is a story of Danish origin that "follows the journey of a young fair mermaid who is willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid in order to gain a human soul" ( Wikipedia) Also available as a podcast. Search for Just Thinking Out Loud in your favorite podcast director [...]