Monday, June 04, 2012

Atheist cosmopolitans with a keen sense of smell

-Mark Zuckerberg has the audacity not to live according to the religious principles of a rabbi who doesn't know him personally, but who feels entitled to speak out on his faith or lack thereof: "We can hope that his declaration of atheism was or is a part of youthful rebellion that will fade with time."

-Black women and hair, Jewish women and noses. (Also: black women and noses, Jewish women and hair.)

-Says Dan Savage:
One reason people tend to overestimate the percentage of Americans who are gay and lesbian: we clump up in cities. We're a relatively tiny minority, it's true, but even if you accept the lower estimates (2%) there are still more gay and lesbian Americans than there are Jewish Americans (1.7%).

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