Politics and Playing Percentages

Hello! Welcome to The Chaotic Neutral’s political corner. I’m Philippe. I mostly write about video games, pro wrestling, football, and religion. Pop culture basically. I like pop culture. Whether it’s cultivating my record collection, making my own music, or watching cartoons, I try to keep my finger on the pulse…

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When Men Miss the Mark

Trigger warnings for discussion of sexual assault, rape, and current events which, let’s be honest, are hellish. National Sexual Assault Hotline Call 1-800-656-4673 Available 24 hours everyday Online Chat Last week the actually honorable Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before a committee, and the country, regarding the actions of Judge Brett M.…

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Depression – It’s a Killer

There are currently some high-profile types on social media who are scoffing at clinical depression. They use their platforms to tell their millions of followers that, “Everyone gets sad but the idea that you need drugs to be treated (usually in air quotes) for depression is nonsense.” Then depending on…

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Before the Exodus There Was Visibility

This has been a weird holiday season. I feel like since the election last year I’ve been saying that for each Jewish holiday. It’s like Trump has codified a modern American bigotry. This Passover the 🙄 has ranged from the benign, well-meaning gentile telling me about their non-Jewish seder1 to articles claiming…

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Friendly Holiday Reminder

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s officially Christmas season. I just wanted to give a gentle reminder that Christmas isn’t everyone’s goal. If it is your holiday, that is great. But many of us have our own winter holidays, not always analogous to Christmas, and aren’t in need of a Christmas. Basically,…

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Yellow Journalism

So a while back I realized that my Facebook feed had become a little cocoon of news and sites that mirrored only my opinions or at least came close. Following the lead of a couple of good friends, I began to expand the sites I had in my feed to…

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