Monthly Archives: January 2012

Poetry Tuesday, Longfellow Edition

A Psalm of Life Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And … Continue reading

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Ngramology: Rape Mania

Rape has always been a concern of civilized peoples. Feminists, however, made it into an obsession, and irrationally redefined rape in order to whip up support. Lies are the norm in the feminist rape discourse. Fortunately, this discourse is declining … Continue reading

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Poetry Tuesday: Ode

Ode Arthur O’Shaughnessy We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams. World-losers and world-forsakers, Upon whom the pale moon gleams; Yet we are the movers and shakers, Of … Continue reading

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Ngramology: Marginal Sexualities

With the death of popular feminism dies the obsessive feminist interest in normalizing the abnormal and decentering the center. You might call this the death of Foucault’s modern “multiplication of discourses” on sexuality. Homosexual: Gay: Bisexual: Lesbian: Homophobia: Transsexual: Heterosexism: … Continue reading

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Ngramology: Marriage

With the decline of feminism there has been a resurgence of interest in marriage. Husband and Wife: Miss, Mrs, and Ms [Ms is declining, while the traditional Miss and Mrs increase]: Mr: Spinster and Old Maid [fear of being unmarriable … Continue reading

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Reply to some objections

Will S. suggests that decreased talk of feminism marks not a weakening of feminist passion, but the complete victory of feminism. This is a very good point, and certainly seems to be what has happened with some other terms – … Continue reading

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Poetry Tuesdays: Three Victorians

Ulysses Alfred, Lord Tennyson It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match’d with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race, That hoard, and sleep, and feed, … Continue reading

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