And no, there’s no link there.

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Every now and then, when I’m feeling nostalgic for 2016, I get into an internet argument with someone who will — before the argument is over and without any evidence for it — call me some variation on “stupid,” “ignorant,” “uneducated,” or “dumb.” I mean … it’s fine. We’re fine…

Unless you think women aren’t people

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Trigger Warning for discussions of abortion and terminal disease.

Additional Note: There are men who have periods and who can get pregnant. I am using she/her pronouns and the term “woman,” here for facility, but there are trans men and non-binary individuals who can and sometimes do get pregnant or…

Sometimes You Don’t Need to Calm Down

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According to Freud, depression is just anger turned inward. And if internet memes are to be believed according to “the Buddha,” which may or may not be referencing Siddhartha Gautama according to the meme maker, “Anger is like drinking poison and expecting someone else to die.”

They’re not wrong. But…

Ariadne Schulz

Doctor of Palaeopathology, rage-prone optimist, stealth berserker, opera enthusiast, and insatiable consumer of academic journals.

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