Category Archives: Confessions of an ex-Liberal

Egotistical Enlightenment

First, a super defensive caveat to do with the fact that I sometimes listen (via free audiobook or podcasts, just so you know I don’t pay for that shit) to what one might call ‘gurus’, that is, people into meditation … Continue reading

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Transwomen are transwomen

  Intro/Background Transwomen are transwomen. This should be a non-controversial identity statement. Red is red. Cats are cats. A = A. Women are women. Transwomen are transwomen. Yet in the world I am rapidly leaving behind (liberal feminism, liberalism), this … Continue reading

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Quitting the Media: Part IV (Facebook)

Quitting the Media, Part IV, Making Use of Facebook’s Delete Delay (Click here for the ‘Quitting the Media’ series so far, with some ‘Confessions of a Former Liberal’ episodes included) Dealing with “the media” (or maybe the media industrial complex) … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Former Liberal: Part 2

Confessions of a Former Liberal: Part 2. (They’re Boring) The second in an occasional series about Pohutu’s confusing journey into the political wilderness. But of course it’s much worse than just being boring. Excuse the wait for Part 2 of The Confessions … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Former Liberal: Part 1

The first in an occasional series about Pohutu’s confusing journey into the political wilderness. I don’t live in the United States, but last year’s election campaign was a shocker for me. I was always (mostly) on board with my fellow … Continue reading

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