The Stanford rape case was all over the interwebz last week, as were the stunned reactions.
- John Pavlovitz writes to Brock Turner’s father, from another father.
- Joe Biden wrote an open letter to Brock Turner. Bustle.
- Ema O’Connor covers the two Swedish heroes who caught Brock Turner. Buzzfeed News.
- Jenny Hansen chimes in with some words about the nature of consent.
Jessica Valenti remembers her life as a sex object. The Guardian.
The rebel virgins and desert mothers who were written out of early Christian history. Alex Mar for Atlas Obscura.
Mallory Ortberg presents gleeful mobs of women murdering men in western art history. The Toast.
Hazel McCallion says, ageism is getting old. The Globe and Mail.
Adam Grant: unless you’re Oprah, ‘be yourself’ is terrible advice. The New York Times.
Iona Sharma: ‘A’gailleann’: on language-learning and the decolonisation of the mind. The Toast.
We learn more about our language by listening to the wolves. Holly Root-Gutteridge for Aeon.
John Beckett shares the reasons why he thinks the otherworld is bleeding through. Patheos.
Wow. Look at this self-sustaining community (Now This):
Indigenous communities are teaching scientists about nature. The comment that accompanied this article when shared by a friend: it took them this long to figure it out? Vox.
Oh, that’s what those bright spots on Ceres look like. Phil Plait for Slate.
Maryana Kopylova makes these alien toys. Space kittehs! Whatever, they’re cool. Brainberries.
This is Colossal shares Kevin Peterson’s hyperrealistic paintings of children and animals exploring urban remains.
ASAP Thought shares five ways to reduce mental health stigma.
Liz Fosslien and Molly West share six illustrations that show what it’s like in an introvert’s head. Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution blog.
You’ll feel better at work with these two-minute habits. Robin Madell for The Business Insider.
This makes me happy 🙂 Pharrell Williams offers a masterclass to students at the NYU Clive Davis institute.
And . . . if you like lovely folk harmonies, you’ll want to watch this documentary of Dala’s tour to Alaska.
There is no light without the darkness and no darkness without the light.
Be well until next week.