Author Archives: jimbelton

About jimbelton

I'm a software developer, and a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and I blog about movies, books, and philosophy. My interest in religious philosophy and the search for the truth inspires much of my writing.

Mashable Attacks Red Pill Men

Mashable has a new article Exploring the toxic world of ‘female privilege’, which is a hit piece on the Red Pill Men’s movement. I will say up front that I am not a member of the men’s movement, nor am … Continue reading

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In Defense of #MentorHer

The article “We Can Do Better Than #MentorHer”: A Response by MenEngage Alliance Members, Partners, and Allies is a critique of the #MentorHer initiative sponsored by LeanIn.org. I’m going to comment on this critique. As a campaign, #MentorHer conveys a … Continue reading

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The #metoo Backlash is Growing

Fortune has a new article that says The Number of Men Who Are Uncomfortable Mentoring Women Is Growing. The article shows an incredible lack of understanding of the problem and its causes. #MeToo has shaken up the workplace. Good—it needed … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Debunking of the Argument from Miracles Debunked

Rationality Rules Stephen Woodford claims to debunk the argument [for God] from miracles in the video Argument from Miracles – Debunked (Miracles Explained). He starts with his own statement of the argument: Simply stated, the Argument from Miracles asserts that the … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Statist Arguments Debunked

Rationality Rules has published a video “debunking” libertarianism: Here’s Why I’m NOT a Libertarian. Let’s have a look at his inane arguments. I have always found it quaint and rather touching that there is a movement libertarians in the u.s. that thinks Americans … Continue reading

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The Global Warming Capitalist Conspiracy

I’m going to comment on a recent BBC article titled How global warming has made the rich richer because it perfectly illustrates how the mainstream media collaborates with ideologues in the social sciences to smear capitalism. Temperatures may be rising globally, but … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Chapter 7

Chapter 7 of Frankenstein in Modern English is now up. Enjoy.

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