01) LDS Church Leaders Cut Mic When Young Girl Talks About Being Gay
“Savannah is 12 years old and is entering 8th grade in August, 2017. She loves drawing, reading, dancing (she is a Scottish highland dancer), all things Avengers and wants to be an animator for Disney some day. She also happens to be gay. To hear Savannah talk about what happened that day, she’s at about the 21 minute mark in this podcast: http://iliketolookforrainbows.com/2017/05/29/episode-2-savannahs-story/“
01) Robert Sapolsky on science, morality, religion and human behavioral biology [Vert Dider] 2017
“In February 2017, Professor in Stanford University and author of Human Behavioral Biology lectures Robert Sapolsky gave an interview to Vert Dider, where he answered questions from subscribers on science, religion, morality and the most interesting aspects of human behavior.”
“(April 5, 2010) Robert Sapolsky makes interdisciplinary connections between behavioral biology and molecular genetic influences. He relates protein synthesis and point mutations to microevolutionary change, and discusses conflicting theories of gradualism and punctuated equilibrium and the influence of epigenetics on development theories.”
“Almost four years ago I made a video about quality vs quantity on YouTube. Reflecting on how the platform is working in 2017 I find that quantity (frequency) has become significantly more important and quality less so.
I’m not saying this is my recommendation for how people should make channels, just that this is what seems to be an effective strategy nowadays.
This video involves two distinct sections: on the streets of London and in “studio”. The London stuff was filmed to correct mistakes in the earlier studio shoot.
The studio shoot was filmed by Raquel Nuno. London street stuff was shot by me on a Zhiyun Crane with GH5.”
01) The Creationist Museum Is Failing, And Ken Ham Is Blaming Atheists
“The Creationist Museum in Kentucky is losing money daily, and Ken Ham, the owner and founder, says he knows who is to blame, it’s those darn atheists. The big question here is why Ham hasn’t asked God to help him out. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.”
“What’s it like to emerge from a religious belief, and to navigate the complex, difficult and wonderous world beyond? Seth Andrews has a candid conversation with a young apostate who is currently walking this path. Her name is Sara. Her story is challenging, occasionally heartbreaking, and ultimately inspiring.”
01) Dude is Disposable: Ideological Reciprocity in Video Game Criticism
“You’ve heard of the Damsel in Distress trope as proof positive of the Patriarchy at work. But what of the men tasked with rescuing those damsels, even should it cost them their lives? How does that fit in?”