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AKBear's Profile

Location: Portland, OR

Occupation: Philosopher for hire

Groups: Monday Night Cancer Club, Koscadia

Diaries published: 20 (10 days since last diary on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 07:36 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1170 (1 day since last comment on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:20 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 579

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: What do you know about science?*, 159 comments, 89 recommends

People Following AKBear: 24

AKBear's Most Recent Diaries:

to counter HRC's inevitable presidential candidacy. It will be a neat trick if Hillary runs unopposed for the Democratic nomination and on a platform that heavily favors Wall Street and the ACA . . .
by AKBear
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 07:36 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I must apologize for the actions my United States Senator from Oregon, Ron Wyden. I did not think that this stalwart of progressive ideals, this champion of everyday Oregonians would vote for such ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 72 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 03:09 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
I wrote a diary on the rise of cancers among First Nations peoples for this last Monday Night Cancer Club. It sparked quite the conversation. I learned that there is also a misconception that ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 159 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 04:32 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
For a little while now, First Nations' types across the US, from the Arctic to our southernmost part, have seen an uptick in deaths from cancers. It seems to coincide with the increased reliance ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 157 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
Across many First Nations' cultures, the idea of building consensus was a natural and harmonious way of living. There were no rigid hierarchies in these societies, just people who did some jobs ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 10:43 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
In the last few weeks, I've had several discussions with people about matriarchy and patriarchy in social structures, matrilineal and patrilineal ways of viewing the world. And, what I've found out ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 93 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 05:37 PM PDT with 84 Recommends

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