Category Archives: Illustrations by Henry

Do you think Chris Brown’s music should be judged solely on its own merits? (Regarding no star reviews for recent album because of brutality against Rihanna)

There’s a lot of issues at stake here, and its really hard to peel through all of them. Critical to everything are what you think about music, economics, justice and forgiveness. Music is something transcendental. It has a magic that … Continue reading

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Is scoring within 15 minutes a healthy relationship goal?

If you set that as a goal, then it can only be useful for 15 minutes. I don’t think that’s a sustainable approach to goal setting, let alone relationships. My answer is going to be no, but I’m going to … Continue reading

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I could have been a doctor. Couldn’t I?

Yes. Yes you could. I’m not just saying that directly to the questionaut. In a very deep way, everyone reading this could’ve been a doctor. It’s probably one of those hard work things on some level, with a huge slathering … Continue reading

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How would the world be different if men had periods too?

I don’t think it’s particularly possible to separate out the effect of menstruation on women from the effect of other gendered socialisation. We don’t know what exactly that biological cycle is responsible for in female bodied people. We can’t judge … Continue reading

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If you agree with the statement ‘I have identity because I create myself through my free choices’, how far does the act of choosing entirely in itself satisfy the need for assurance of identity?

Okay, so I don’t know if I agree with the preliminary statement, but the question says ‘if’, so I at least have to start off accepting the assumption. If identity is created through choice, are those choices enough to build … Continue reading

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How about now: Are you OK? Are they OK?

What does okay even mean? (Oddly, I have an aversion to spelling it as just initials, I don’t know where I picked up this linguistic snootiness from.) I’m going to resist to descend in the dark valley of a wikipedia … Continue reading

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Is suicide truly selfish?

I’ve never lost anyone to suicide, but I have considered it myself, and I know I’m not the only one. The thing that holds me back is the thought of the people I leave behind. I am glad that I … Continue reading

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