Articles by: TabooJivers

by / on February 20, 2011 at 1:45 pm / in Miscellaneous, Society

Die Hipster Scum, Die!

Our parents had the Hippies, our older siblings had the Punks; and from the looks of things, we’re stuck with the Hipsters. I’m not trying to write a rant condemning all Hipsters (although with sufficient reader feedback I’d be happy to!) Instead, I’m just trying to make sense of what seems to be one of our generation’s most visible cultural products.

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by / on February 19, 2011 at 5:04 pm / in Parenting, Sexuality, Throw Back Article: Sexuality

I Just Wanna Touch It

By: Andrea Elizabeth What do you do when your CHILD is clearly having a sexual moment in front of you? For most parents in the USA, their first and final decision is to scold and punish the child. Well, psychologists claim this is completely wrong way to respond. As a parent (or caregiver), it is your responsibility to keep your […]

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by / on February 9, 2011 at 9:38 pm / in Editorials, Philosophy

Distractions

Facebook, if used properly, could be such a tool for liberation that the structure of society would be turned on its head and we would all be liberated from our very structured and protected lives.

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by / on February 9, 2011 at 9:31 pm / in Editorials, Entertainment, Media, Old News

NBC Universal, Comcast Merge

One of the most common supporting arguments of mergers is that mergers create more efficient, more effective entities producing a better end product for its consumers. This argument defies basic logic when it comes to the motivation of a company. With a dominant market share of an industry, there is a seeming lack of external factors that would motivate firms to produce at their best.

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by / on February 6, 2011 at 11:55 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Government, Religion

Splintering Effects

There comes a point where, in order to fully represent our Constitution, our Bill of Rights, and our nation’s core is to recognize Islam as a fully autonomous, free will society that, as a religion, has the freedom to grow and develop in its own path and not one that is paved by anyone else.

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by / on February 5, 2011 at 11:48 pm / in Drugs, Editorials, Science

Shaman

…throughout history we have been using drugs to treat a number of ailments from anxiety, depression, and obsession to colds, pneumonia and mal health. Yet, in contemporary culture we have developed a bias towards drugs, in fact even the name “drug” has carried with it a negative connotation. We have lost the connection with ancient, natural remedies and resorted entirely to new medications,: chemicals which are not only dangerous but possibly the downfall of our species

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by / on February 4, 2011 at 1:19 am / in Editorials, Education, Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Parenting

Where’s B.O.B.?

By: Amy Shakewell              One year I had plans to head North to my mother’s house for Christmas. It had been over 16 years since my three siblings and I have had Christmas together. It was a much anticipated trip.  The day before the trip I’m getting things all set to go and had a male friend over to instruct […]

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by / on February 3, 2011 at 11:17 pm / in Country, Government, Politics

Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

By: Denise Fabec  In the last few years, we certainly have been living up to our reputation as a free nation.  With the outsourcing of jobs, corporate cutbacks, and millions of square miles of empty commercial property on hand, it has most definitely become a buyer’s market for goods and services.  Our economic structure has now been flooded with people […]

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by / on February 3, 2011 at 11:14 pm / in Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality

Heaven – Are you Serious?

By: EinsteinLite “Heaven, heaven is a place, a place where nothing, nothing ever happens.”   A great song and lyric by the Talking Heads.  It’s pretty evident that most people on earth believe in something called Heaven.  And my guess is the majority probably have a similar notion of said place as some idyllic Eden where all our friends and family […]

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