Category Archives: on words

On Words: Complicit

Apparently the word of the year for 2017 is complicit.  choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others This simply means that it is the word, according to Dictionary.com, that has had the most clicks over the year. Considering the hyper partisan-politicization of the US since the … Continue reading

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On Words: Misogyny

Misogyny rears its ugly head on social media almost on a daily basis. It is an interesting perspective of how men disagree  with me on line. Now I am lucky, as I am not one of those women who have … Continue reading

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On Words: Consent

I am truly not certain why this is such a hard one. CONSENT means that a person actively gives you permission to invade a part of their body, their home, their life. Consent is not a new idea. It is … Continue reading

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On Words: Moral Vapidness of Political Correctness, the use of the term “Moral Autism”

Update: I have received an apology, which I accepted, from the Jewish Review of Books for their allowed use of the term, “moral autism.” However, the points I make below are still relevant to the issue and something society needs … Continue reading

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On Words: Abject Incredulous Stupidity

Abject: 1.utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched. 2.contemptible; despicable; base-spirited. 3.shamelessly servile; slavish. Incredulous skeptical; indicating or showing unbelief Stupidity beyond ignorant; dumbass; uneducated; lack of good sense or judgement In other words:  A state of human existence indicating a “Hopeless … Continue reading

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On Words: Marginalized

An interesting article on employment issues autistics face found in  Slate. Here is the comment I left: This article could be written about my sons. It is also important to note that without a job coach, or even a coach … Continue reading

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On Words: Honor

Much has been written about honor lately, most of it negative. Western society sees the concept of honor and they immediately prescribe “honor murders,” and the implications of a patriarchal society. The idea that a female, simply because of her … Continue reading

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