Why We Need the Left

Until recently, I always considered myself a devout progressive. Nurtured by a fiercely Democratic family, I remember debates with my classmates in elementary school about how Al Gore was a better candidate than George W. Bush. I spent both my undergraduate and graduate studies inundated with leftist political philosophy and ideology. For many reasons that [...]

Virtue Signaling: The Frantic Plea for Social Capital

"Yes, I'm one of you! I swear! I'm not one of them...I've always served the cause faithfully! I'm not one of them!" Micro-aggressions, diversity, safe spaces, privilege, NPC, cisgender, social justice warrior. American society has generated an impressive amount of new terms, some are new inventions and others are merely injected with new meanings. They [...]

ATTENTION: Podcast Panelists Wanted!

Testing Orthodoxy™ is looking for podcast panelists. If you have expertise or interest in politics, religion, science or philosophy, please email rev.seth.donovan@testingorthodoxy.com. TRIGGER WARNING: This PODCAST respects the indispensability of free speech, which is the mechanism for how a civil society finds common ground and settles problems. Nothing is censored and political correctness is not adhered [...]

Feminism Has Gone Too Far – Pt. 2

While Pt. 1 of this series dealt with the creeping trend of the abdication of responsibility through fat acceptance, this post deals with something much more explosive.     The #MeToo feminists are ready for war. Their codependent mob is rabid; its vitriol continues to strengthen, along with its sense of immaculate virtue. This unchecked metastasis is [...]