Author: Kristin Devine

Kristin is a geek, a libertarian, and a domestic goddess. She lives in a wildlife refuge in rural Washington state with too many children and way too many animals and works with women around the world as a fertility counselor. There's also a blog which most people would very much disapprove of https://atomicfeminist.com/
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The Crimson Letter

The world you think you want, if everyone would stay quiet and follow your rules, will not be implemented without an astronomical cost in human life.

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A Clash of Symbols

I wonder what other people might find if they take a moment to consider symbols from the other person’s point of view.

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There Are No Bad People

Bigotry was not a life sentence, it was a decision people made, and so it was possible to choose something different. You could choose to change.

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There Are No Better People

Superheroes aren’t real. All we have is people, and trading one group for another is not and never will be a cure for systemic flaws

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It’s Just Property

And as is so often the case it will be the marginalized people who will pay the highest price, who already are paying the price

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

I don’t care if you’re conservative, liberal, or otherwise, a media blackout on critically important news is concerning. Deeply concerning.

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Silent But Deadly: Malaria in WWII

With microbes on our minds, it’s time to talk about one of the gravest threats soldiers in WWII faced – the threat of disease. Military leaders have long known that disease poses an even...

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Let Slip the Dogs of Quarantine

Pet adoptions are way, way up. It makes a lot of sense- – what better time to welcome a furry new member to the family than when you’re off work and have plenty of time for the transition?

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Torture Numbers and They’ll Confess to Anything

There is something incredibly comforting about looking at some data and thinking “ok, these numbers are illustrating to me the truth of this uncertain and dangerous world in which I live”.

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Non-Doomsday Prepping 7: Some Sundries

We buy a lot of other things at the store that are NOT FOOD, but many of which are still pretty darn necessary to survival. Call these sundries.

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Kids! What’s The Matter With Kids Today?

The evidence indicates people have been bitching about the insanity of their children dating all the way back to the mid 1800’s, and probably far beyond.

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Non-Doomsday Prepping, Part 5: Suppertime!

In this edition of Non-Doomsday Prepping, we’re going to discuss food — a LOT of food. You do not need it all. You don’t even need most of it. You certainly don’t need most of it at any given time.

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Joe Biden: Staying Alive

We’re left with a couple guys who I said again and again, I’ll vote for just about anybody except for those two. And yet here we are. Those two.