Rebuttal to Michael Schellenger’s The Bigotry Of Environmental Pessimism

First off, I am pro nuclear. Why do I say this? Because it was a Michael Shellenberger essay that convinced me to change my mind on the issue. In his piece, The Bigotry of Environmental Pessimism, Shellenberger (thanks to a forum provided by Quillette) seeks to capitalize on both the contentious immigration debate in the … Continue reading Rebuttal to Michael Schellenger’s The Bigotry Of Environmental Pessimism

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Rebuttal On James Lindsay’s How The Left Turned Words Into ‘Violence,’ And Violence Into ‘Justice’

Andy Ngo: Innocent or Professional Victim? The below piece was written by Quillette reader Nitram Nosirrag in rebuttal to James Lindsay’s Quillette Magazine piece How the Left Turned Words Into ‘Violence,’ and Violence Into ‘Justice’. Quillette publisher Claire Lehman has publicly promised her readers "Right of Reply" as long as rebuttals are well-written and argued. … Continue reading Rebuttal On James Lindsay’s How The Left Turned Words Into ‘Violence,’ And Violence Into ‘Justice’

Urban Environment As Trash Receptacle

The street that empties into my local park is strewn with litter—plastic, junk food wrappers, broken glass, tobacco sleeves and the like. Sometimes, along the way, I scoop to something up and deposit it in a nearby bin. Other times I simply walk past, sighing inside like the Native American with the tear in his … Continue reading Urban Environment As Trash Receptacle

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MeNo: A 58-Year-Old Gay Cuban Man Talks Weinstein, Rapp, Spacey…And Him | by Ernesto Villa, as told to Nitram Nosirrag

Since I was so little I could fit under the couch in my mother's living room, I was attracted to, and got aroused by, men--grown up men--without knowing what sex was. When I was younger than 14, I already knew who I was and what I wanted--and at 15 had my first real sexual experience--with … Continue reading MeNo: A 58-Year-Old Gay Cuban Man Talks Weinstein, Rapp, Spacey…And Him | by Ernesto Villa, as told to Nitram Nosirrag