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    Myths Surrounding Yoni Eggs & the Terrible Price of Failing Women’s Sexual Health

    Yoni is the Sanskrit word for “source,” “womb” or “vagina”. Yoni eggs can be referred to as “jade eggs”, “love eggs” or simply “vaginal eggs”. These eggs are usually made from crystals or semi-precious stones that are then carved into an egg shape.  One brand claims “it is estimated that women have been practicing with stone eggs for over 5,000 years. Empresses and concubines of the Royal Palace of China used eggs carved out of jade to access sexual power.”  However, in one 2019, study a team of researchers studied more than 5,000 jade artifacts from Chinese archeology collections to try and find any merits behind these claims. Ultimately it…

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    Is it Possible to Ethically & Responsibly Consume Under Capitalism?

    A common thread I’ve seen in political philosophy and leftist circles online is about the concern many have for how we can consume more ethically under capitalism. So this blog post is prompted by those online and IRL conversations. Let’s break it down a little further… The more I think about consumer culture, the more I think about it’s impact on us. The social, political and environmental impacts are intrinsically linked with this heritage we’ve founded in modern day consumerism. We all know that consumerism contributes to capitalism and we’ve all heard; “There’s no ethical consumption under capitalism.” being thrown around in leftist circles. But whether or not you believe…