Terri Murray

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Terri (PhD) is an author, blogger, and has taught philosophy and film studies in Secondary and Adult Education for over ten years

October, 2017

September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Red Flags and Fallacies: Neologisms and Question Begging

    Latest in the Red Flags and Fallacies Series, Terri Murray explains how contemporary views on non-binary genders simply beg the question of two distinct genders. Circular reasoning or begging the question is a fallacy in which the speaker’s conclusion is presupposed in his premise(s).

  • 18 August

    The Joy of Discovering American Indie Director Kelly Reichardt

    Kelly Reichardt, Old Joy (2006), Certain Women (2016), Feminism

    American Indie director Kelly Reichardt’s Old Joy (2006) is very much about listening in a noisy world where many people speak constantly and say very little. Reichardt shows us how to absorb what is all around us, and to be present in it, rather than constantly seeking or searching for some …

  • 13 August

    ‘The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam’ (Douglas Murray) Book Review

    Douglas Murray foreshadows factors that will contribute to the decline of Europe, including restriction of free speech, western guilt, and mass immigration.

  • 6 August

    Why are Religious Homophobes Embracing Transgender Rights?

    The seemingly compassionate progressive medical and clinical ‘recognition’ of the transgender ‘patient’ may in reality be reinforcing the heteronormative binary that long caused suffering and alienation both for homosexual and gender non-conforming heterosexual persons. Transgender rights activists emphasise that they belong to a minority defined by gender identity. The ‘masculinity’ …

July, 2017