Let the living wage be the minimum wage

Anyone who works deserves a living wage. When private businesses do not pay a living wage, the difference is paid by the tax-payer. If you work, your wage should allow you a living that is not dependent on the government. For example, in Allegheny county where I live, the living wage for an adult is…

The ‘other’ sexism

I always called myself a feminist because I believe women are equal to men. To me that's what the word symbolized - equality and fairness. There are countless traditional/religious/cultural expectations of women which aren't equal and which a lot of women complain about, and rightfully so. Expectations to be obedient, 'beautiful and thin', housewife, child-bearer,…

Do you “believe” in science?

I do not like the question - do you believe in this/that scientific theory? that is a stupid question to ask. the questions should be - do you understand this/that scientific theory and its strengths and weaknesses and how the scientists came to a consensus to formulate this theory? if you think it is weak,…

Time-travel…

so if space-time is a sheet of paper, mass causes the sheet to bend, which in turn bends light and also increases the distance traveled in time along the plane of the bent sheet. so based on wormhole theory, time-travel would be bypassing the curvature of space-time due to mass, and instead going straight ahead…

The deepest answer we seek…

If it is part of the natural world, it must follow the laws of nature. If it does not follow the laws of nature, it is not part of the natural world. And if it is not part of the natural world, then no sentient being of the natural world can understand or quantify something…