The Day My Other Personality Realized There’s More Than One of Us in Her/Our Head (Draft 1)

by Jeanine As the sun rose, light entered Lizzie’s bedroom and woke her up. She sprung off her floor mattress and danced a little to the music playing on her bedroom speakers. Because her and I share a brain and body, I can also tell you some of her thoughts, though I can’t say I know all of them. That morning she was eager to … Continue reading The Day My Other Personality Realized There’s More Than One of Us in Her/Our Head (Draft 1)

Violence and Abuse Against Disabled People

Originally posted on stillmyrevolution:
Trigger Warning:This page includes information about sexual assault, violence and abuse. Physical violence and abuse are commonplace in the lives of many disabled people. These stories of violence are almost always individualized. They are painted as individual tragedies (much like disabilities themselves) and this depiction does a grave disservice to disabled people and our experiences. Second wave feminists fought to take… Continue reading Violence and Abuse Against Disabled People

Preface (to the blogging alongside my dissertation writing)

A brief body of text describing the document and making preliminary remarks Description of Document This document is A Treatise Concerning Personality and is my doctoral dissertation. Well this one isn’t. This is my blog. But I have a lot of information people want me to share in my dissertation, and I imagine it’ll be easier for some to take in blog form. The title of … Continue reading Preface (to the blogging alongside my dissertation writing)

My coming out with DID post feat. a rant about saneism

Friends. Our society’s treatment of people continues to be absolutely fucking disgusting. I’ve had a stomachache for the past several weeks, and I finally realized it was because I was dealing with someone threatening to reveal what mental disorder I have going on, as to use ableist stigmas to attempt to discredit me. I’ve been wanting to let people know that all those nice things … Continue reading My coming out with DID post feat. a rant about saneism

Links Vol. 1

UC Campus Safety Symposium Part 2. This time they did it right. Violence Against Asian-Americans Isn’t New, but It Is Growing | The Amber Ruffin Show On Anti-Asian Hate Crimes – And How You Can Help by Xiran Jay Zhao An Interview with Dr. Karen Why We Should’ve Seen the Atlanta Shootings Coming Tucker Carlson: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Are We Allies? … Continue reading Links Vol. 1

Brief thought on the financial viability of studying philosophy

People talk shit about the financial viability of studying philosophy, but there’s some reasons it caught on in Ancient Greece in part for how much it helped with being good at business. Like, studying a bunch of the most convincing and world-shaping thinkers, learning their moves, learning to understand and articulate radically different perspectives on contentious issues, and coming up with ideas just to put … Continue reading Brief thought on the financial viability of studying philosophy