Harriet Boyd Hawes, Marija Gimbutas, and the Religion of Ancient Crete by Carol P. Christ
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Religion & Ethics • 1 Comments • 4 years ago
“Arthur Evans, who “discovered” Minoan Crete through his excavations at Knossos, believed that the culture’s primary deity was a nature Goddess. ”
Marija Gimbutas argues that Europe was created through a clash of cultures. Old Europe c. 6500-3500 BCE was agricultural, settled, peaceful, egalitarian, matrifocal, matrilineal and probably matrilocal, and worshipped the Goddess as the symbol of the processes of birth, death, and regeneration...
Teen Climate Activist Shuts Down Re. Garret Graves Logic With Facts
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 221 Comments • 5 Likes • 4 years ago
“Louisiana Republican Representative Garret Graves tried to justify inaction on climate change through pointing fingers at countries that pollute more.”
Graves decided to rephrase his argument framed in a metaphor about sailing across the ocean, picking up trash while the boat next to you dumps trash in the ocean. “If you were sailing across the ocean and you’re picking up trash along the way, and for every piece of trash you pick up there is a...
This Japanese Artist Creates Hats For Cats Made From Their Own Hair
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Pets & Animals • 27 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 years ago
“funky and stylish cat hats were created by a Japanese couple”
If you’re a cat owner, you probably know that if there’s one things cats hate, it’s accessories. As much as we’d like to turn our cats into little cowboys or Santas, the hats fly off of their heads faster than you can blink. So imagine our surprise when we came across these cats calmly posing...
Mike Pence says American Pharoah the horse bit him, but the Triple Crown winner's farm manager says otherwise
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 48 Comments • 1 Like • 4 years ago
“The bite was so painful Pence said he almost collapsed. ”
Vice President Mike Pence paid the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years, American Pharoah, a visit at the farm in Versailles, Kentucky where the race horse now lives and is used for breeding. Things didn't go according to plan for Pence, who told House Republicans at a policy...
Studies Show that Husbands Stress Women Twice as Much as Children
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Mental Health and Wellness • 110 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 years ago
“According to neuroscientists, the human brain is a sex-typed organ with distinct structure and function. In other words, men and women are...”
A 2013 study involved 7,000 women. The women were supposed to rate their stress level on a scale of 0-10. What was the average? 8.5. Well, this doesn’t come as a surprise. What’s the biggest cause of stress for all those women? Their husbands. Here are some other sources of stress for moms:...
Fundamentalists and Liberals: What’s The Difference?
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 1 Comments • 1 Like • 4 years ago
“initially both modernists and fundamentalists agreed as to the nature of the problem ”
It’s an all-too easy label to slap on somebody: “You’re a liberal!” or, “You’re a fundamentalist!” But what do those labels actually mean, and what are the implications of calling someone a liberal or a fundamentalist? The most obvious answer is that it pigeonholes people into convenient boxes....
Let's Stop the Hatred
By: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Op/Ed • 183 Comments • 9 Likes • 4 years ago
“It is destroying our nation”
I grew up in a REP family in a REP neighborhood, worked on Reagan's campaigns and was a lifelong REP for my entire life until about a decade ago when I changed my affiliation to IND because of the hate spewing from the right. Hate is not a conservative principal. Unreasoning spewing isn't...
You didn't object
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Op/Ed • 114 Comments • 14 Likes • 4 years ago
Dear Republicans: You didn’t object when you heard Donald Trump say he likes to grab women “by the pussy.” You didn’t object when he kicked the American media out of the Oval Office and handed two Russian spies classified data entrusted to him by one of our allies. You didn’t object when...
Trump asked Ukraine president to investigate Biden's son eight times in one phone call: reports
Via: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • News & Politics • 3 Comments • 4 years ago
From the article: President Trump reportedly pressured the president of Ukraine during a July phone call to investigate the son of Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden. The Wall Street Journal first reported Friday that Trump told Ukrainian President...
Native American skull found in Kentucky sinkhole could be 3,000 years old
By: Loretta Mashkawide'e Kemsley • Anishinaabe - The First People • 2 Comments • 8 years ago
A human skull found earlier this week in Kentucky is up to 3,000 years old. The remains are thought to belong to a person indigenous to the eastern United States, local ABC affiliate WKYT reported Friday.A farm worker discovered the skull in a 12-foot-deep sinkhole near Frankfort, the state...