Articles by Stefanie MacWilliams

Modesty, Even Religious Modesty, Is Not The Problem

I could not shake a simple truth in my own heart: sex is not simply an act. It has meaning.
The idea that it is simply an animalistic and meaningless thing, that the pleasure of sex (even “safe sex”) itself could somehow be enjoyed absent any consequences is absurd to my thinking. 
And If sex has meaning, would it not then follow that the actions I take in my life surrounding sex have consequences? 

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Finding Alinsky In The Mirror

Alinsky’s Rules For Radicals is an incredibly valuable book. I just see the truths within it as having an entirely different utility than Alinsky did. I see Alinsky in the mirror. Somewhat, at least.
I suspect you do, too. 


What Identity Politics Is – And What It Is Not

The lock-step identity politics left is politically successful – but their cancerous outcomes are not long for this discourse because the truth is largely not on their side.
When we stop being rigorous and self-critical, we lose for the long term.


The Shell-Shocked Mind Of A Counter Jihadist

My view of humanity has been irreversibly changed by joining the counter jihad. This year has brought joy and purpose to my life. 
I have stood at the precipice of the abyss. And I’m not sure there is a way back.




In Defense Of The Curious Class

Is it something that can only emerge from the primordial ooze of ignorant ego? Or do some people (not me) skip that phase entirely? Is it an evolution on a timeline, or a static state?

The only way to find out, the only way at all, is for those who are curious to speak. Even if we become the example of stupidity for others. Even if the experts out there turn us into fools. Perhaps especially so.