Ophelia Benson: "Everything is YOUR FAULT! You have a PENIS."

Would that this had the honesty of deliberate satire –

Butterflies and Wheels was established in 2002 and has (not surprisingly) evolved since then. At the beginning it focused mainly on various kinds of pseudoscience and epistemic relativism, aka postmodernism. The latter prompted an increasing focus on moral or cultural relativism and a defense of universalism and human rights. This in turn led to concern with the chief opponent of universalism and human rights, which is religion. This then led to interest in the backlash against overt atheism.

Unfortunately, it’s not. It’s a Münchhausean self-appraisal from an intellect that’s a cold carcass on a slab having overdosed on way too much mind-killing belief. (more…)