Tag Archive | rights

Weekend Roundup + #GamerGate: September 7-13


Tweet of the Day: Silicon Valley’s Cult of the Male Ego —— Yet another “controversy” has exploded on the video gaming side of the internets called by a few names but mainly #GamerGate. If you haven’t seen it you have been spared the worst of humanity (on the internet, you don’t say!) but again, I […]

Space for Rent: Selling digital products means knowing when to give up the ghost


Tweet of the Day: About my fiction: the weird and wonderful world of Hedron ——- Possession might be nine tenths of the law, but it is not ten out of ten.   Every first year law students are taught that ownership is like having a bundle of sticks with each stick representing a set of rights […]

Space for Rent: Guns for Everybody!


WARNING: Political Rant Ahead. You have been warned. —— You know, I think I got this gun business all wrong. I think problem is we are not arming the right people. For example: Since violent crime is disproportionally high among the poor and minorities, we should flood poor urban areas with guns. Hell, let’s bring  back the […]

Space for Rent: You Say You Want a Revolution


Tweet of the Day: Killing Time OST in a Blurb! ——- This is the type of posts that, at first glance, looks like it would belong in the Wednesday’s world building section but since it has a touchy political element to it, I put it here. And what is that “element”? Guns. It didn’t take long for […]

Voting Away Your Rights


Tweet of the Day: Fire & Ice: The August 2012 Blog Chain ——– This will be a short but politically motivated post. Why do people vote their rights away? What compels people to give away their protections against abuse from the State? Why is it that those that claim to be for freedom the loudest […]

Space for Rent: But You’re Not….


Tweet of the Day: I am a woman who games, not a “gamer” girl” ——– I’m not gay. I’m not a woman. I’m not Africa-American. And so on and so forth. So why have I used this space to discuss issues relating to groups I am no part of? It boils down to rights: mine, […]

Space for Rent: Art for Art Sake Meets the Public as Patron


Tweet of the Day: When the Reader Becomes the Enemy: Lessons from Pottermore ——– This is one those post that until now sat on my draft folder for no other reason that I did not know how to express my idea(s) about the subject in a coherent manner. Enter Mass Effect 3. If you haven’t […]