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Damn you, internet

January 9, 2013

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I blame globalisation and the internet. The number of appalling situations or events are brought to my attention by organisations like Change.org, SumOfUs.org and GetUp is starting to make me sick. Without them, I would be much more comfortable in my privilege as a more-or-less white, basically-middle-class woman in a safe, rich country. As it […]

From the Bible’s cutting-room floor: Lilith

January 2, 2013

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Lilith was Adam’s first wife. This is part of her story. Adam and Lilith never found peace together; for when he wished to lie with her, she took offence at the recumbent posture he demanded. ‘Why must I lie beneath you?’ she asked. ‘I also was made from dust, and am therefore your equal.’ When […]