Abortions should also be legal for women who were just not in the mood to get up and look for a condom.
In working on my book, I went to Rwanda in 2004 to interview women who had borne children of rape conceived during the genocide. …At the end of my final interview, I asked the woman I was interviewing whether she had any questions. She paused shyly for a moment. “Well,” she said, a little hesitantly. “You work in this field of psychology.” I nodded. She took a deep breath. “Can you tell me how to love my daughter more?” she asked. “I want to love her so much, and I try my best, but when I look at her I see what happened to me and it interferes.” A tear rolled down her cheek, but her tone turned almost fierce, challenging. “Can you tell me how to love my daughter more?” she repeated.
Perhaps Todd Akin has an answer for her.” —“The Legitimate Children of Rape” - Andrew Solomon on the historical relationship between rape and pregnancy: http://nyr.kr/RsAKyQ (via newyorker)
I wrote a very long post last night while I was pumped up on adrenaline about all the life moments that lead to me calling out a male passenger for talking shit about our flight attendant.
I manage to work Jay Smooth, Inga Muscio and a Denver club into this one.
So you think there’s a slash-and-burn mentality in the tech world? For sure.
I think there’s a lot of lottery-playing going on right now. Companies staffing up, raising a bunch of money, hiring a bunch of people, and burning them out in the hopes that they’ll hit the lottery.” —
Dang it. Quotes like this are why I have a perpetual crush on Jason Fried of 37 Signals.
How do they work?